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Question: 1 On an NIS client, the following is a portion of the output of cat /etc/passwd: +Joe:::::::: +Sam:::::::: +:*::::::::/bin/false Which of the following is true for all users other than Joe and Sam? A. They have full access. B. They are denied access. C. They are granted limited access. D. They gain access after being prompted for a shell. Answer: B Question: 2 How can a user view an X Window from a remote system on their local system? A. from the local system: export DISPLAY=local:0.0 B. from the remote system: export DISPLAY=local:0.0 C. from the local system: export DISPLAY=remote:0.0 D. from the remote system: export DISPLAY=remote:0.0 Answer: B Question: 3 Which of the following commands can be used to confirm that the FTP server is listening? A. netstat -a ftp B. netstat | grep ftp C. netstat -u | grep ftp D. netstat -a | grep ftp Answer: D Explanation: -a Display all connections and listening ports Question: 4 When a RAID 5 array is configured with a hot-spare disk under Linux, which of the following is the minimum number of drives required? A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5 Answer: C
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Explanation: Raid 5 requires 3 disks. Hotspare 1. Question: 5 A system administrator wants to see if an RPM package is installed on a user workstation. Which of the following commands should be used? A. rpm -query <filename> B. rpmfind <name of package> C. rpm -qa | grep <name of package> D. find -name rpm | grep <filename> Answer: C Explanation: -q query, -a lists all installed packages Question: 6 Which of the following can be used to determine who has scheduled a job? A. who B. whodo C. at -d D. at -l Answer: D Question: 7 Which of the following encryption schemes is the LEAST secure? A. DES B. MD5 C. AES D. Blowfish Answer: A Explanation: The Data Encryption Standard, a block cipher with 64-bit blocks and a 56-bit key Like MD4, it produces a 128-bit hash. For details see RFC 1321 AES ciphers use a 128-bit block and 128, 192 or 256-bit keys A block cipher using 64-bit blocks and keys of up to 448 bits Question: 8 A Linux machine has a local address of 192.168.1.1 with subnet mask of 255.255.255.0. All services are currently denied. Which of the following lines should be appended to hosts.allow file to permit access to the Web service on the local subnet. A. httpd: 192.168.1.0/24 B. ALL: 192.168.1.255/24 C. ALL except httpd: 192.168.1.1/24 D. 192.168.1.255/255.255.255.0:httpd Answer: A
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Explanation: To permit access to the Web service, you need to permit access to the HTTP daemon (httpd). You then need to specify which IP addresses can access it. 192.168.1.0 is the network address of a host with an IP address of 192.168.1.1. The statement 'httpd: 192.168.1.' (without the 0) will allow all machines in the 192.168.1.0 subnet access to the Web service. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 364. Incorrect Answers: B. The ALL statement is invalid. It can only be used in the client list to mean 'all' IP addresses. C. The ALL statement is invalid. It can only be used in the client list to mean 'all' IP addresses. D. The server service come before the client list. Question: 9 A Linux administrator is about to install a Linux server. The server has 256MB of RAM. Which of the following sizes of the swap partition is generally recommended? A. 128MB B. 256MB C. 512MB D. 1024MB Answer: C Explanation: swap partitions are used to support virtual memory. In other words, data is written to a swap partition when there is not enough RAM to store the data your system is processing. If you are unsure about what size swap partition to create, make it twice the amount of RAM on your machine (but no larger than 2 GB). It must be of type swap. Question: 10 Which driver, if any, is required to support L3 cache on the system processor? A. msr.o B. mtrr.o C. cache.o D. No driver is required. Answer: D Question: 11 A user wants to remotely connect to a Linux system to transfer files from an oversea IP address. Which of the following programs allows the user to do this securely? A. rcp B. ftp C. sftp D. Telnet Answer: C Explanation: sftp = secure ftp
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Question: 12 When the command mke2fs -j is run, what type of system is created? A. ext2 B. ext3 C. jfs D. xfs Answer: B Explanation: Simply run mke2fs -j /dev/hdXX to create a new ext3 filesystem on that device. Question: 13 In addition to selected packages and partition maps, which of the following should also be documented during a Linux server installation? A. System hardware and user passwords B. Root password and performance baseline C. Daemon configuration and performance baseline D. System hardware and daemon configuration Answer: D Question: 14 Which of the following commands can be run to determine which package owns /etc/exports? A. rpm -qf /etc/exports B. rpm -ql /etc/exports C. rpm --file /etc/exports D. rpm --verify /etc/exports Answer: A Explanation: -q = query, -f = Lists the package that owns the specified file. Question: 15 The rot user types 'echo $PATH' and sees the following output: .:/bin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/src Which of the following parts of this path is considered to be a security risk? A. . B. /sbin C. /usr/src D. /usr/X11R6/bin Answer: A Explanation: A common mistake in the past (?) was to keep '.' in the root's path. Malicious hacker makes program 'ls' in his home directory. If root makes
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password=mywindowspassword Answer: A Explanation: To solve this problem. password=mywindowspassword mount -t smbf \\servername\sharename /mountdirectory -o username=mywindowsusername. C.iso system image C. Run chkdsk on the . Verify the checksum match for the . and has a syntax similar to the tradition Linux mount command: smbmount //server/service /mountpoint Question: 17 Once a Linux Installation Disk image has been downloaded. where package_name is the name of the package you downloaded: shell> md5sum package_name Question: 18 What is the result of the following command? Sendmail -qp5m A. Samba also provides smbmount. 5m = every 5 minutes. As it's name implies smbmount is used to mount filesystems being shared using SMB. password=mywindowspassword mount -t samba /servername/sharename /mountdirectory -o username=mywindowsusername. Check the file size to ensure the file is uncorrupted Answer: C Explanation: Each package has an individual checksum that you can verify with the following command. Question: 16 Which of the following commands can be used to mount a Samba share? A. B. smbmount //servername/sharename /mountdirectory -o username=mywindowsusername. Processes mail in blocks of five messages B. Limits queue to five messages D. password=mywindowspassword smbmount -t smbfs //servername/sharename /mountdirectory -o username=mywindowsusername.iso D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 # cd ~hacker # ls he executes ls command of hacker's. Processes mail every five minutes Answer: D Explanation: -q[time] process saved messages in the queue at given intervals. which of the following is the next step? A. Run /sbin/verify_iso B. Question: 19 Page 5 of 217 . Quits and restarts sendmail every five minutes C. D.

which kind of partition will be created? A. /etc/printers/default. route add -net 192. Which file should be edited to make this change? A. /etc/printcap C.100.255.255. /etc/lpd. They have a limited budget.0/24 network using the route command? A.168.0 deny C. which will force a route lookup to fail. route del -net 192.255.168.100. Before configuring /etc/printcap it is a good idea to make a printer test. Processor C.0 reject D. route add -net 192.0 netmask 255. Linux extended Answer: D Page 6 of 217 . Hard drive B.100.100. route del -net 192.0 netmask 255. This is for example used to mask out networks before using the default route.255.255.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A Linux technician would like to change the default lpr queue to print to a new printer. Reiserfs C. Question: 21 A company wants to install a Linux server to act as an internal file and print server. Swap B.conf Answer: B Explanation: The lpd system is configured via /etc/printcap. Video card D. Which of the following is the MOST important hardware investment for this user? A.255. Linux native D.168.0 deny B.168.255. This is NOT for firewalling.conf D.100.0 netmask 255.255.0 netmask 255. /etc/vprint B. IEEE-1394 card Answer: A Question: 22 When using fdisk and a partition type of 85 is selected.168. to check if the physical connection between your computer and the printer is working Question: 20 Which of the following commands can be used to configure a router to reject the address for the 192.0 reject Answer: D Explanation: route [-v] [-A family] add [-net|-host] target [netmask Nm] [gw Gw] [metric N] [mss M] [window W] [irtt I] [reject] [mod] [dyn] [reinstate] [[dev] If] reject install a blocking route.

Which of the following commands will retrieve the full documentation for the ls command? A. M Answer: C Question: 26 Which of the following commands will display the last 15 lines of an application log? A. Cat filename | less 15 C. wlancfg C.11b. netconfig Answer: B Question: 25 When the application 'top' is used. Info ls B. WINE B. R D. wl-keygen D. Which of the following applications would allow the user to configure the WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) key? A. Most likely. Cat filename | more 15 Page 7 of 217 . Text ls D. which of the following interactive commands in 'top' will display the process with highest memory usage? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: 82 Linux Swap 83 Linux native 85 Linux extended Question: 23 The man page for the 'ls' command states: The full documentation for ls is maintained as a Texinfo manual. I C. Tail 15 filename B. L B. Grep -l 15 | cat D. running this command from your shell: info texinfo Question: 24 A user needs to attach a Linux laptop to a wireless access point using 802. For a full description of the Texinfo language and associated tools. It is primarily designed for writing software manuals. please see the Texinfo manual (written in Texinfo itself). Infoman ls C. Man -info ls Answer: A Explanation: Texinfo is a documentation system that uses a single source file to produce both online information and printed output.

. -L. Cat /var/log/wtmp D. If no chain is selected. Modinfo -u bsmith 555-1234 C. Lastb B. iptables natadd D.. which contains all the bad login attempts. the program will try to display them as host names. The exact output is effected by the other arguments given. The output of ls -l b is: Page 8 of 217 . network names. -n. iptables -A -D -C Answer: B Explanation: -n.. Groupadd -u bsmith -c 555-1234 Answer: A Explanation: usermod [-c comment] [-d home_dir [-m]] Question: 30 Suppose b is a link to another file. Cat /var/log/btmp Answer: A Explanation: Lastb is the same as last. Question: 29 Which of the following commands allows an administrator to add an existing user's phone number to the system as a comment? A. Useradd -u bsmith -c 555-1234 D. iptables -n -L C. Usermod -c 555-1234 bsmith B. By default. --lines=N output the last N lines.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Explanation: tail [OPTION]. Last C. in which case the chain(s) will be atomically listed and zeroed. except that by default it shows a log of the file /var/log/btmp.. It is legal to specify the -Z (zero) option as well. iptables -LFZ B. IP addresses and port numbers will be printed in numeric format. --numeric Numeric output. Question: 28 Which of the following commands is used to check the current iptables configuration? A. instead of the last 10 Question: 27 Which of the following commands will allow a system administrator to determine which user have attempted to logon but failed? A. [FILE]. or services (whenever applicable). all chains are listed. --list List all rules in the selected chain.

ssh -crypto=3des 10. chmod changes the permissions of the pointed-to file. chmod ignores symbolic links encountered during recursive directory traversals Question: 31 Which of the following commands can be used to gather information about the CPU found during boot? A.1 C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 1 Jun 13 12:44 b -> a Which of the following is the effect if root issues the command 'chmod 600 b' A. This is not a problem since the permissions of symbolic links are never used. Question: 33 Which of the following daemons could be used for printing on a Linux system? A. Answer: C Explanation: chmodnever changes the permissions of symbolic links. sane C. In contrast. Question: 32 Which of the following is the correct way to specify the algorithm for an SSH (Secure Shell) connection to 10. cupsd Page 9 of 217 . ssh -alg=3des 10. B.10.1 Answer: B Explanation: -c blowfish|3des|des Selects the cipher to use for encrypting the session.1? A. The program helps users to print out their bootup messages. cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep CPU C. ssh -a 3des 10.10.10. dmesg | grep CPU B.1 B. Permissions listed for oth the symbolic link and the target file are changed. ssh -c 3des 10. cat /var/log/messages | grep CPU Answer: A Explanation: dmesg is used to examine or control the kernel ring buffer. However.10.10.10. The user will receive an error message.10. lprd B. Permissions associated with the symbolic link itself are set to 600 while permissions for the target file are unchanged.10. Permissions for the target file are set to 600 while permissions listed for the link are unchanged. for each symbolic link listed on the command line. C.1 D.10.10. find /var/log/dmesg | grep CPU D. D.

1. reports that he has access to the file '/var/mail/joe'.1 Answer: A Explanation: route[-v] [-A family] add [-net|-host] target [netmask Nm] [gw Gw] [metric N] [mss M] [window W] [irtt I] Question: 35 Which of the following modules is the first to load to provide any USB functionality? A.user D. C. The router has an IP address of 10. vi /quota.1. quota -e user C. usb-storage Answer: B Question: 36 A newly created user. ifconfig eth0 gateway 10. but should not have this access.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. Which of the following commands can be used to do this? A. Which of the following commands on the client allows Internet access on the Linux workstations? A. Answer: C Question: 37 A Linux system administrator needs to edit the quotas for a user. D. usb-ohci D. User john is forwarding all of his mail to joe.1.quota Answer: A Page 10 of 217 . postfix Answer: C Explanation: cupsd .1.1 D.1 on the LAN-side interface.1.1. User john and joe are sharing a home directory.1. route add default gw 10. usbmain B.1 C. User john was created with the same UID (User ID) as the removed user named joe.1 B. ifconfig eth0 dstaddr 10.1. B. route change gateway 10. Which of the following MOST likely caused this? A. usbcore C.common unix printing system daemon Question: 34 A new router is installed to share the Internet connection for all users on the LAN (Local Area Network). vi /~user/.1. john. Edquota user B.1. User joe's email is still cached by the system although his UID (User ID) has been removed.

Groupset D. To enable the telnet these service. day of the month (131). Question: 38 Which of the following commands will add a user to a group from a Telnet session? A. User2group Answer: A Question: 39 How could a user arrange for a command to be run daily at a certain time on a Linux system.d/telnet In this file. hour (0-23).d/telnet D. using the cron service? A. Answer: D Explanation: crontab [file] A crontab file consists of lines of six fields each.d/telnet Answer: D Explanation: Linux is configured to run the Telnet and FTP server.. The first five are integers that specify the following: minute (0-59). D. Edit /etc/periodic/cron. but by default. showqueue -h printhost C. Specify the schedule using entries in a file at /etc/cron. cups --queue -h printhost Page 11 of 217 . lpstat -h printhost B. Question: 40 Which of the following files can be edited to enable the Telnet service? A. Create a file to specify the schedule. Question: 41 Which of the following commands could be used to show the waiting print jobs on printhost using the CUPS printing system? A.daily B. /bin/init B. login to the server as the root userid and edit the files: /etc/xinetd. /etc/xinetd.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: edquota [ -p protoname ] [ -ug ] [ -r ] [ -F format-name ] username. /etc/init.conf C. and use crontab to install the file. these services are not enabled. The fields are separated by spaces or tabs. Useradd B. Groupuse C. month of the year (1-12). /sbin/init C.. day of the week (0-6 with 0=Sunday). Use a text editor to create a file in /var/cron that specifies the schedule. find the line for disableand change it from the value "yes" to "no".

C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D.sbin/httpd 775 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/sbin/X11/xdm 776 tty1 Ss+ 0:00 /sbin/getty 38400 tty1 Which of the following should be investigated? A. The xfs process should not be run in daemon modes. chmod 2777 /tmp D. One of the hard drivs has crashed Answer: C Question: 44 The administrator needs to set permissions on the /tmp directory as follows: drwxrwxrwt 9 root root 4096 Jun 13 09:42 tmp Which of the following commands will accomplish this? A. B. The /root file system is full. The httpd program is not normally in /usr/. chmod 0777 /tmp B. Question: 42 The administrator suspects the system has been compromised and runs the ps command: 615 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/sbin/sshd 624 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/bin/X11/xfs -daemon 707 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/sbin/cron 709 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/.sbin.sbin is a hidden catalog. Some commands behave abnormally D. The getty program should not run with 38400 baud. chmod 1777 /tmp C. Answer: B Explanation: /usr/. lpr --list-jobs -h printhost Answer: A Explanation: lpstat [ -E ] [ -h server ] [ -l ] [ -W which-jobs ] [ -a [ destination(s) ] ] [ -c [ class(es) ] [ -d ] [ -o [ destination(s) ] ] [ -p [ printer(s) ] ] [ -r ] [ -R ] [ -s ] [ -t ] [ -u [ user(s) ] ] [ -v [ printer(s) ] ] -h server Specifies the CUPS server to communicate with. D. Question: 43 A system is very likely compromised if which of the following has occurred? A. The system is extremely slow B. The cron process should have a lower PID (Process ID). chmod 4777 /tmp Answer: B Page 12 of 217 . C.

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: 1000 . those mentioned in /proc/partitions (if that exists) are used. Differential SCSI B.Turn on sticky bit. ! D. 10 kilometers device to device (optical) Question: 46 Which of the following symbols is added to the beginning of the password field in the /etc/passwd file so that the user cannot log in? A. xfs B. cat /proc/disks Answer: A Explanation: -l List the partition tables for the specified devices and then exit. Fibre Channel D. showdrives C. ufs C. C. + B. vfat D. Question: 49 Page 13 of 217 . / Answer: C Question: 47 On a dual-boot system. Which of the following technologies would allow these server to connect directly to the tape library? A. reiserfs Answer: C Question: 48 Which of the following commands could be used to display all recognized drives and all existing partitions? A. ls /dev/disks/* D. IEEE-1394 Answer: C Explanation: 30 meters device to device (copper). which of the following file systems would be accessible from both Windows and Linux operating system? A. Single-Ended SCSI C. fdisk -l B. Question: 45 Six Linux servers share a tape library in a different room located 80 meters away. If no devices are given.

Answer: A Question: 51 To which of the following IRQ settings does ttyS1 default on a Linux server? A. C. gzip archieve C. Which of the following should be done to repair the file system? A. lha tarball Answer: C Question: 53 A Linux system will not boot. but hard drive diagnostics indicate that the drive is working properly. Answer: B Explanation: fsck is used to check and optionally repair a one or more Linux file systems. which of the following files would be edited to map the power button to the desired command? A. 5 C. /etc/acpi.conf file D.conf C. B. Use a bootable Linux medium to boot into Linux and run fsck. 3 B. /etc/acpi/powerbutton Answer: C Question: 50 The DNS administrator learns that the IP address of one of the Internet root name servers has been changed. B. 12 Answer: A Question: 52 When executed.arpa file. D. Update the named. Update the root.conf B. Update the in-addr. 4 D. Use the custom tool provided by the hard drive manufacturer. /etc/acpi/events/power D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 If a system uses ACPI (Advanced Control and Power Interface).hints file. jar archieve B. Update the resolve. Page 14 of 217 . what type of installation file is created by the following command? tar cvvjf filename file4 file2 file12 A. even in single-user mode. bzip2 tarball D. Reinstall Linux from the original install drive and apply all patches. Which is the next course of action? A.root file C. /etc/modules. Use a bootable Linux medium to boot into Linux and run fdisk.

168.OpenSSH SSH client (remote login program) -l login_name Specifies the user to log in as on the remote machine -6 Forces ssh to use IPv6 addresses only.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 54 The MBR (master boot record) created from lilo on a system is corrupt. such as buffer overflows.100 B. exec bash D. B. and network mapping. and network scanning D. sshd -6192.conf. Intrusion detection.168.168. packet sniffing. capable of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on IP networks. and packet logging Answer: D Explanation: Snort is a lightweight network intrusion detection system. ssh -l user 192. password cracking. bash -r C. as well as a detection engine that utilizes a modular plugin architecture. B.0.conf file and run "fdisk /mbr" D. sshd -l user 192. vulnerability assessment.100 D. Intrusion detection.168. verify the lilo.100? A. Boot using a rescue disk.168.0. and run lilo. virus detection. OS fingerprinting attempts. Which of the following would accomplish the goal? A. Intrusion detection. It can perform protocol analysis. stealth port scans. Boot using a live CD distribution and run chroot. verify the lilo. Snort uses a flexible rules language to describe traffic that it should collect or pass.100 C. content searching/matching and can be used to detect a variety of attacks and probes. Boot using the Linux distribution installation CD and run fsck on the /boot partition. Answer: D Question: 55 The company hires a temporary employee and wants to provide limited access to its production server. C. How can this be fixed? A. SMB probes.0.0. verify the lilo.0.100 Answer: B Explanation: ssh . bash -limited Answer: B Question: 56 Which of the following commands should be used to allow SSH (Secure Shell) to connect to a server with IP address 192.conf file and run "fixboot --mbr -t lilo". Question: 57 The primary usages of the Snort application include which of the following? A. Snort has a real-time alerting Page 15 of 217 . ssh -6 -l user 192. rbash B. and malware detection C. Boot using a rescue disk. and much more. Intrusion detection. CGI attacks.

168. Set permanent permissions on the directory by running 'mkdir g+s /home/ourgroup'.120 on eth0. Sets eth0 to 192. etc). Set the sticky bit using 'chmod 2770 /home/ourgroup'.255. At the next reboot.120 netmask 255. Question: 58 Files created in the /home/ourgroup directory need to automatically have group ownership that is identical to the directory itself. Answer: A Question: 59 The following command is about to be executed: Ifconfig eth0192. D. Assign private permissions on the directory using 'chown g+s /home/ourgroup'.168. incorporating alerting mechanisms for syslog.168. C. or as a full blown network intrusion detection system.0. or WinPopup messages to Windows clients using Samba's smbclient.120 B. Adds an alias for 192. w B.0 up Which of the following will this command accomplish? A.0. B. Sets eth0 to listen for all addresses. httpd -d /home/user/html B. httpd --root /home/user/html D.0.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 capability as well. Which of the following commands searches the "/var/log/wtmp" file and displays who has logged onto the machine and when they logged on? A. a packet logger (useful for network traffic debugging. the eth0 will be set to 192. Which of the following actions will accomplish this? A. who C. log --list Page 16 of 217 .120 Answer: A Question: 60 How can the Apache working directory be set to /home/user/html from the commans line? A.255. httpd --directory /home/user/html Answer: A Explanation: httpd [ -X ] [ -R libexecdir ] [ -d serverroot ] [ -f config ] [ -C directive ] [ -c directive ] [ -D parameter ] Question: 61 A system administrator routinely needs to see the list of who has logged in and logged out on a machine as well as their login times. last D. a UNIX socket. It can be used as a straight packet sniffer like tcpdump. C. Snort has three primary uses. httpd -r /home/user/html C. D.168. Set the SGID bit using 'chmod g+s /home/ourgroup'.0. a user specified file.

C. Question: 62 A user wants to copy files in the directory /tmp/tocd to the first recordable CD-ROM (CDRW) device. mkisofs /tmp/tocd | cdrecord dev=0. /etc/passwd is renamed to /etc/shadow and a new soft link is created.trackn Question: 63 Review the following Samba configuration file entry: [global] workgroup = NT-FAKERS netbios name = DUDE security = share browseable = yes [public] guest ok = yes writeable = yes security = share browseable = yes path = /export/public Which of the following lines allows the user to access the public share on this server without authentication? A. and terminals. Page 17 of 217 . which of the following occur? A. dd if=/tmp/tocd of=/dev/write D. writeable = yes C. mkisofs -o /dev/cd /temp/tocd C. cdrecord -R /tmp/tocd B. Which of the following commands could do this? A. hosts.0. B. browseable = yes Answer: A Explanation: The guest ok parameter means access will be permitted as the default guest user Question: 64 If the /etc/shadow file does not exist when pwconv is run. The /etc/passwd file is unchanged. guest ok = yes B...Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Explanation: Shows login information about users. security = share D. Entries in the /etc/passwd file are added to a new /etc/shadow file.0Answer: D Explanation: cdrecord [ general options ] dev=device [ track options ] track1. The system will give an error message.

Question: 65 Which of the following fstab entries will mount a Samba share at boot time? A.conf D.conf B. smbmount //servername/sharename /mountdirectory -o username=windowsusername. XFree86. //servername/sharename /mountdirectory sambafs username=windowsusername. The manufacturer's installation kit C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. //servername/sharename /mountdirectory smbfs username=windowsusername. this command will create /etc/shadow with information from /etc/passwd.password=windowspassword 0 0 D.password=windowspassword 0 0 C. The distributor's source code B. 1777 B. XF86Config C. XF86. Password attributes (for example.password=windowspassword Answer: B Question: 66 Which of the following are the default permission of /tmp? A. The drivers may be downloaded in source code form only. password and aging information) that exist in an /etc/passwd entry will be moved to the corresponding entry in /etc/shadow. Answer: D Explanation: The pwconv command creates and updates /etc/shadow with information from /etc/passwd. servername:sharename /mountdirectory smbfs username=windowsusername.password=windowspassword 0 0 B. 0755 D. If the /etc/shadow file does not exist. but no binary drivers are provided. The Linux kernel sources for the installed kernel Answer: D Question: 68 Which of the following files holds the XFree86 configuration by default? A. Password attributes in /etc/passwd are moved to a corresponding entry in a new /etc/shadow file. XFree86Config Page 18 of 217 . 0222 Answer: A Question: 67 The network card in the server is on the Linux distributor's HCL (Hardware Compatibility List). 1755 C. Which of the following is needed to make these drivers work? A. The manufacturer's development library D.

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 69 A system administrator has recently downloaded a network analysis toll from a FTP repository. LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) Answer: C Question: 71 Which of the following commands can be used to verify that an NIS client is reading authentication information from the NIS server? A. Download the MD5 hash file from the original software developer's website and compare it against the MD5 hash generated from the downloaded file. B. D. KDE B. yppasswd C. ypwhich B. /etc/timezone B. /etc/defaults/date Answer: B Question: 73 The pwconv command does the following? Page 19 of 217 . C. ypcat passwd Answer: D Question: 72 Which of the following files sets the default time zone used by the date command? A. Which of the following server packages would MOST likely be installed? A. MySQL D. How can it be verified that the package has not been altered? A. After installation of the tool. /etc/default_time D. Boot the system from a live CD distribution and run the fsck tool on the partition where the package is installed. suspicious behavior is noted. /etc/localtime C. PHP C. Download the MD5 hash file from the original FTP site and compare it against the MD5 hash generated from the downloaded file. Answer: D Question: 70 A mid-sized technology firm wants a dedicated machine to analyze data from previous client projects. nispasswd D. Uninstall the application and re-install it while in single user mode and carefully watch the install logs for suspicious activity.

moves the encrypted passwords into it. DNS B. the only information showing is the prompt.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. Help C. It creates the /usr/lib/shadow file. FTP D. It removes the /etc/shadow file and places the encrypted passwords in the second field of the /etc/passwd file. grep -u root . POP3 Answer: B Question: 76 Which Apache configuration file controls the mapping of SSL certificates? A.-uname root Answer: A Question: 78 Page 20 of 217 .htaccess B. C.conf Answer: C Question: 77 Which of the following commands will recursively search through all subdirectories from the current directory for files owned by the root user? A. It creates the /etc/shadow file. grep -r root . B.-uid 0 B. and places an x in the password field of the /etc/passwd file. Locate D. SMB C. It removes the /usr/lib/shadow file and places the encrypted passwords in the second field of the /etc/passwd file. Which of the following can be used to determine which commands are available? A. . Manual Answer: B Question: 75 Which of the following services commonly uses Port 139? A. D. and places an x in the password field of the /etc/passwd file.conf D. find . access.conf C. C. moves the encrypted passwords into it. Answer: C Question: 74 When a user begins to use a shell. Man B. httpd. D. find . srm.

However. :s/test/TEST/g B. Answer: C Question: 80 How can a Linux user use vi to edit the first 30 lines of a 60-line file and replace all occurrences of 'test' to 'TEST'? A. Create a script on the administrator's workstation to attach to each server and copy its log files to the local drive. you can override vi's default of operating only on the current line by preceding them with a range of line numbers. For example. :30s/test/TEST/g D.56s/guy/gal/gTaken from http://unix. setpath PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/program1/bin B.html Question: 81 ` backup? A.t-a-y-l-o-r. Full B. export PATH=$PATH: /usr/local/program1/bin D. Which of the following is considered the BEST practice method to do this? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 What command should be run in order to add /usr/local/program1/bin to the path and make it active in the current shell? A. if we wanted to replace guy with gal on lines 32 through 56 we would type :32. where should it be placed? A. In the application's specific codec directory D. Modular C. In the user's home directory B. :1. Incremental Answer: D Question: 82 A system administrator of a 200-server network wants to simplify routine monitoring of log files on each server. then compiled into it. PATH=PATH$:/usr/local/program1/bin Answer: C Question: 79 An error was returned stating that the proper MPEG-2 codec could not be found.30s/test/TEST/g Answer: D Explanation: Any command that begins with a ":" is called a line mode command and performs its duty on the line the cursor is currently on. Page 21 of 217 . Once the correct codec is received. setenv PATH=$PATH: /usr/local/program1/bin C.com/VBsr. :/s/test/TEST/g C. As an accessible device in /dev C. In the program's source directory. Partial D.

Infrared remote control configuration files Answer: C Question: 84 After a power outage. The runlevels used by RHS are: 0 .Multiuser. Create a new server called 'loghost'. Specify the administrator's workstation as the destination and "*" for which log files to forward. Service startup scripts D.Single user mode 2 . a Linux machine reboots but fails to mount all of its file systems.X11 6 . 6 Answer: B Explanation: Default runlevel.Full multiuser mode 4 . New user templates B. Question: 83 Which of the following is contained in the init. Question: 85 Which of the following runlevels is generally used to ensure the Linux server will boot into full multi-user mode without starting X Windows? A. B. Modify the syslog. Reboot to runlevel 6. Reinstall the operating system.conf file on each server so log files are forwarded to 'loghost'.d directory? A. Which of the following should be done first? A. Answer: B Explanation: The answer is to have a special server set up to centrally receive all log files from the different boxes in the network.unused 5 . Edit /etc/fstab and correct any problems identified. D. Access control lists C. The file systems are unable to be mounted manually. 0 B.halt (Do NOT set initdefault to this) 1 . 3 C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B. if you do not have networking) 3 .reboot (Do NOT set initdefault to this) Page 22 of 217 . D. Answer: D Explanation: fsck is used to check and optionally repair a one or more Linux file systems. 5 D. C. Run logcp at each server. Create a script on each server to analyze each of the log files on the server and forward important information to the administrator's workstation. C. Run fsck on each file system and try to mount again. without NFS (The same as 3.

equiv D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 86 How can an administrator prevent /etc/hosts from overriding DNS resolution? A. hosts. printcap B. Use a higher serial number in the DNS zone file. utime C. Named C. C. whereis -time 2 D. find / -mtime 2 C. Use a firewall to close the port used by "hosts". Time B. password files.allow C. locate -t2 B. and group files. lpd. NNTP (Network News Transport Protocol) Answer: C Question: 90 Which of the following commands will locate files that have been modified in the past two days? A. Question: 87 LPR access for specific hosts can be configured in which of the following files? A. grep / -ctime 2 Page 23 of 217 . Move the NIS entry beneath the DNS entries in /etc/resolv. dhcpd Answer: D Question: 89 An administrator need to synchronize a workstation's system time with a network server. NTP (Network Tim Protocol) D. B.conf D. kerneld B. Which of the following services will allow the workstation to automatically set the time? A. Which of the following daemons should the administrator verify is running? A. Change the order in which DNS and hosts are used by editing /etc/nsswitch. hosts.allow Answer: C Question: 88 Users being reporting 'Unable to obtain IP address' error messages. Routed D.conf Answer: D Explanation: The /etc/nsswitch.conf file is used to configure which services are to be used to determine information such as hostnames.

.0 D. 255. pstree -u B.4/26.168.168.192 Answer: D Question: 93 Which of the following command lines can be used to show a map of the current process hierarchy.255.5.255. Question: 91 A superuser wants to transform the following permission set from -rw-r--r-.255 C. Which of the following appears after a user's name in the /etc/passwd file when a user account is disabled? Page 24 of 217 . ps --map -u D. Whenever the uid of a process differs from the uid of its parent. -u Show uid transitions.5.1 root root 4096 Apr 20 17:40 filename Which of the following commands will accomplish this? A. the new uid is shown in parentheses after the process name.o-r filename C. 192.1 root root 4096 Apr 20 17:30 filename To -rwx-w---. top --map -u Answer: A Explanation: pstree shows running processes as a tree. chown 720 filename Answer: B Question: 92 The administrator must change the IP address of the server to 192.5.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Explanation: find [path.o-r filename B. chmod 710 filename D. including information about userid transition points? A.255. chmod u+x. Question: 94 Shadow passwords are disabled on a Linux server.g+w-r.. chmod u+x.255.g-w. Which of the following is the correct representation of the subnet mask? A. psgraph -u C.] [expression] -mtime n File's data was last modified n*24 hours ago. 192.0 B. 255.168.

o B.20.gz 2. lilo append=acme. bunzip package. which runs LILO and uses kernel 2. name1 > name2 | name3 D.4.bz2 C. the Acme driver (acme. Only root and file owner C.4.o -v /boot/initrd-2. B. Which of the following shell commands will do this? A. The system. bzip -d package. Only root. The driver is also available in the modules directory on the server's hard drive. name1 < name2 | name3 C. will no longer boot.4.rpm.gz 2. name1 | name2 < name3 Page 25 of 217 .20 D. D.4. then redirect the output to the program 'name3'. bzip2 --uncompress package.20 C. Which of the following commands will uncompress the file for use? A.bz2 Answer: B Question: 98 A user wants the script 'name1' to process the contents of the file 'name2'.o) is manually loaded and works. cat "alias scsi_hostcontroller acme. C.20. Only root and group owner D.bz2 D.o">>/etc/modules. and group owner Answer: B Question: 96 An Acme SCSI controller was installed on the server to support the boot drive.rpm.conf Answer: C Question: 97 A user receives a file named package.20. file owner. mkinitrd -f --with=acme.bz2. After booting from the recovery CD-ROM.bz2 B. name1 | name2 > name3 B. Which of the following commands will fix the problem? A. X ? & * Answer: D Question: 95 When a user runs s l the following output is displayed: drwxrwxrwt 3 john1 users2 4096 Aug 06 13:42 research Who has permission to delete files in this directory? A. bunzip2 package.4.o /boot/initrd-2.rpm. modprobe -p acme. All users B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A.rpm.rpm.

465.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 99 Which of the following file systems CANNOT be mounted by using the mount command? A. You can mount an ext2 file system using the 'mount -t ext2' command. Ask the superuser to remove the report from the queue because users cannot do this. but then realizes he needs to make corrections to the report. The kill command is used to end a process. Incorrect Answers: A. B. This is not a 'mounted' file system. D. Question: 100 A Linux user has sent a report to the printer queue. and can be extended using the 'swapon' command. Use the lprm command to remove the report D. Incorrect Answers: A. You can mount an iso9660 file system using the 'mount -t iso9660' command (iso9660 is used for CD-ROM drives). The swap partition is configured during setup. Reference: Roderick W. Answer: C. The lpq command is used to view the print queue. Question: 101 What does the lpq command do? A. Reference: Roderick W. He now wants to remove the report from the printer queue. You can mount an VFAT file system using the 'mount -t vfat' command. Smith. vfat C. Which of the following should be done? A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 557. ext2 B. iso9660 Answer: C Explanation: The Swap file system is used as virtual memory. Page 26 of 217 . The print queue and job Ids can be viewed with the lpq command. B. It cannot be used to delete individual print jobs. Prints a file. D. but not to delete print jobs. swap D. Smith. The command is issued with the job ID to delete a print job. A user can delete any print jobs that belong to the user. Use the lpq command to remove the job B. Use the kill command to remove the report C. Explanation: The lprm command can be used to remove one or more print jobs from the print queue. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 39.

Reference: Roderick W. B. B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 556. C. B. not the lpq command. Reboot the system in runlevel 1 and use "init=/bin/sh" as a boot option. There is no 'Administrator' group in Linux. The lpr command is used to print. Enter the group data in the /etc/group. Answer: D. C. Which of the following should be done to accomplish this? A. 'develop' and 'admin'. D. Use the brute-force password sniffer. C. Inside Linux: Page 466. If you bypassed NIS. A sniffer can only be used to capture a password traveling over the network. The /etc/printcap file can be used to set up a printer. Answer: D. not the lpq command. Tobler. not the lpq command. D. Question: 103 The system administrator needs to create two new groups. Use the groupadd command. Answer: B.conf file. Sets up a printer on the system. you would still need the local root password. Question: 102 A system administrator who has forgotten his root password on a server can do which of the following to change the root password? A. Explanation: The lpq command is used to display the status of the print queue. The equivalent is the 'Root' group. Edit the /etc/inittab file to load without NIS. you can boot init into the shell and change the password using the following commands: boot: Linux init=/bin/sh bash# mount -o remount / -rw bash# passwd root Reference: Michael J. Explanation: If you forget the root password. C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B. Use the passwd command from the administrator group. Incorrect Answers: A. C. New Riders. The lprm command is used to remove a print job. Shows status of the print queue. D. The information displayed includes the print job IDs and owners. Incorrect Answers: A. Removes a print job. You would still need to be logged in to change the password. B. Use the creategroup command. Page 27 of 217 . Smith. Use the newgrp command.

ssh B. The new owner is entered twice. Explanation: SSH (Secure Shell) provides a secure connection between an SSH server and an SSH host. Question: 104 How would an administrator change the ownership of the directory /tmp/data/user1 from the account 'user1' to the account 'user2'? A. Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers: A. Creategroup is a non-existent command. Smith. There is no group. Reference: Mark Minasi. tftp D. B. chown user2 /tmp/data/user1 user2 Answer: C. Reference: Roderick W. D. The new owner should be entered before the directory/file name. The -R option makes the command recursive meaning that the ownership will be changed on the entire contents of the directory. All data and passwords are encrypted over the connection. chown -R /tmp/data/user1 user2 C. Linux for Windows NT/2000 Administrators: page 212. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 270. Incorrect answers: A. It cannot be used to create a group. It is mandatory that encrypted passwords be used. Page 28 of 217 . chown -R user2 /tmp/data/user1 D.conf file. Explanation: The syntax of the chown command is 'chown <new owner> <directory/file>'. C. It should only be entered once. telnet Answer: A. Smith. rsh C. The syntax is incorrect. chown /tmp/data/user2 user 1 B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 368. D. The newgrp command is used to change a user accounts group membership. Question: 105 A user needs to securely connect to a server. Sybex.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: The groupadd command is used to create new groups. Which of the following network utilities should be used? A.

/etc/skel C. D. The /dev/hwinfo. TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) is used to transfer files over a network. The /etc/hwinfo. D. Telnet sends passwords in plain text.killall -HUP sendmail D . /etc/default Answer: B. It is not used to securely connect to a server. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 476. It doesn't contain any machine specific data. the command 'cat /proc/cpuinfo' will display information about the CPU. It allows a user on one system to run programs on another system without authentication. The /proc directory B.conf file.conf file D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect answers: B. For example.conf file.d/aliasd restart Answer: A Question: 107 A system is going to have its memory and CPU upgraded. RSH (Remote Shell) is very insecure. Reference: Roderick W. the default settings are copied from which of the following? A.newaliases B . Explanation: Page 29 of 217 . C. Explanation: The /proc directory isn't actually a directory./etc/init. C. Question: 108 When a new user account is created. /etc/start D. This information will be created in Linux in which of the following? A.makemap newaliases C . Smith. /usr/skel B. There is no hwinfo. Question: 106 Which of the following commands should be run after editing the /etc/aliases file in order for sendmail to recognize any changes to that file? A .conf file C. Incorrect Answers: B. It's a virtual file system created by Linux to provide information about hardware devices. The /usr/src/linux/devices directory Answer: A. The /usr directory contains Linux documentation and program files. There is no hwinfo. RSH should be disabled on servers.

will remove all files from the /tmp directory by prompting the user for the root password? A.htm Incorrect Answers: A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 When a new user account is created. This is the incorrect path to the default user account configuration files.e. There is no compare command. D. Question: 110 What command. it won't ask you to confirm the file deletion). then Linux assumes that you want to change to the root user account. This is the incorrect path to the default user account configuration files. Question: 109 Which if the following commands can be used to compare two text files to find out how they are different? A. the default configuration files are copied from the /etc/skel directory. make the command recursive and forceful (i. Reference: Roderick W.co. diff C. The -rf option.com/linux/cmd/s/su.demon. Reference: http://www. filediff Answer: B. The rm command is used to remove the files. The -c option tells Linux to run a command in the context of the root account. rm -rf /tmp/* -su C. This is the incorrect path to the default user account configuration files. cirtmp B. There is no comp command. su "rm 'rf /tmp*" D. There is no filediff command. compare D. If no username is specified with the su command.uk/ccfaq/common. C. although 'compare' can be used as an option for the 'tar' utility. C. Explanation: The diff command is used to display line by line differences between pairs of text files. su -c "rm -rf /tmp*" Answer: D Explanation: The su command is used to switch to another user account.oreillynet.html Page 30 of 217 . comp B. Incorrect Answers: A. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 260. Reference: http://www. when issued from a non-root user.numenor. D.

You must use the "G" command to go to a specific line. For example.pl?page=usr_03.net/cgi-bin/vim2html2. C. You must use the -c option with su if you want it to run a command after switching user.sourceforge. Question: 113 A customer wants to backup her entire Website into a file. Which if the following commands would best accomplish this? A. :25 B. C. Question: 111 Which of the following commands can be used to go to the 25th line of a file in vi? A. The rm command is used to remove a file or directory.5 Incorrect Answers: A. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: http://vimdoc. You must use su to switch user before the remove command.txt#03. Reference: Roderick W. this command positions you at the given line number. 25G C. "25G" puts you on line 25. B. B. The "G" must follow the line number. With a count. Explanation: The mkdir command is used to create new directories. Smith. The mv command is used to move or rename a file or directory. rm B. G25 D. ls C. g25 Answer: B. mkdir Answer: D. There is no cirtmp command. tar -cvf www. tar -cvf /home/httpd/ webbackup. Question: 112 Which of the following commands can be used to create new directories? A. The ls command is used to list the contents of a directory. C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 523. Explanation: The way to go to a specific line in Vi is to use the "G" command. D.tar Page 31 of 217 . The "G" is case sensitive and follows the line number. tar -cvf /home/httpd /dev/st0 C.tar /home/httpd/ B. mv D.

To deactivate Smith's account. C. D. This command is trying to backup the files to a tape drive. The mask command is used when configuring the IP address of a Linux computer. D. the creator of the file is the owner of the file and the group is the owners primary group.tar /home/httpd/ Answer: A. Explanation: When a file is created. The source files and destination file are in the wrong order. Explanation: The syntax of the tar command is 'tar <options> <filename> <files to add>'. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 194/5. C. fmask D. The -cvf options mean compressed. these default settings are known as the user mask can be changed with the umask command. Question: 114 Which of the following commands is used to set default file permissions for any newly created file? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. createMask Answer: B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 258. Incorrect Answers: B. you must use the '--file' option. verbose and forceful. You must specify a filename when using the tar command. C. Fmask is a non-existent command. the file has a default set of permissions.tar. Smith. Question: 115 The following is an extract in a password file: Smith: * : 1133 : 334 : John Smith: /usr/people/jsmith: /bin/tcsh What is the purpose of the "*" IN Smith's password field? A. However. Reference: Roderick W. Createmask is a non-existent command. umask C. For example. Reference: Roderick W. In this question. the contents of the /home/httpd directory (the default location for a website) are backed up to a file named www. mask B. To force Smith to change his password at his next login. Answer: A. Incorrect Answers: A. when using 'tar' to backup to a tape drive. B. However. tar -cvf /dev/st0/web. To indicate that Smith is a superuser. To indicate that Smith's home directory is shared by other members of his group. D. Page 32 of 217 .

SNMP D. Explanation: XFree86 provides a graphic user interface and is installed by default when a workstation installation is selected. netmask and DHCP server address. Reference: Roderick W. C. The user will not be able to log in when the password field contains a "*" because the account is disabled. Which if the following services should be considered for installation? A. Router Answer: B. Squid C. C. D. Question: 116 A Linux system is planned to have both an Ethernet card and a modem. the account doesn't have a password. Incorrect Answers: B. DNS B. The password field in the password file contains a "*". DNS (Domain Name System) is used to resolve host names to IP addresses. SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is used for the monitoring of hardware devices. Question: 117 Which if the following services is installed when a "workstation" installation is selected? A. Smith. To enable the account.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: When you create a user account with the adduser command. D. XFree86 D. dhcpd Answer: C. It would not be useful in this case. Incorrect Answers. On each of these networks the IP addresses are dynamically assigned. It would not be useful in this case. you must specify a password with the passwd command. nntpd B. The "*" is in the password field and so does not indicate that the account is a superuser. You can disable an account by placing a "*" in the password field of the password file. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 628. A. Explanation: The pump command is used to verify that the computer is receiving DHCP information from the DHCP servers. New Riders. Pump C. Tobler. Page 33 of 217 . It's output included the IP address. It would not be useful in this case. The "*" is in the password field and so is not related to the users' home directory. Reference: Michael J. Inside Linux: Page 397. A router is used to route traffic between networks.

B. Reference: Roderick W. LILO is installed by default in the Master Boot Record. Where will LILO be installed? A. B. Squid is a proxy server application. D. Smith. This is a server service and is not installed in a workstation configuration. not the /usr/sbin directory. LILO is installed by default in the Master Boot Record. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 212. It improves the encryption for all passwords in the /etc/passwd file. D. the passwords are moved to another file. the users' passwords are stored in the /etc/passwd file. In the master boot record. C. In the /usr/sbin directory. DHCPd is the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol daemon. Smith. which can only be read by the root user. NNTPd is the Network News Transfer Protocol daemon. Explanation: LILO (the Linux boot loader) is installed by default in the Master Boot Record (MBR). Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 117-118. The Shadow Password Suite does not change the password encryption. This is a server service and is not installed in a workstation configuration. Answer: C. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 22. Page 34 of 217 . This is a server service and is not installed in a workstation configuration.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: Roderick W. In the /boot directory. D. not the /root directory. C. B. In the /root directory. Incorrect Answers: A. Smith. It moves the passwords to a separate file and will also encrypt the password file. not the /boot directory. B. The Shadow Password Suite does not change the password encryption. Answer: C. It provides a second level of encryption for the /etc/passwd file. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers A. When using the Shadow Password Suite. LILO is installed by default in the Master Boot Record. The Shadow Password Suite does not encrypt the password file. Question: 118 Linux will be installed on a new system. Question: 119 Why is the Shadow Password Suite important? A. It moves the passwords to a separate file that has more restrictive permissions. B. This file can be read by anyone. Explanation: If you are not using the Shadow Password Suite.

/var C.com/howto/networking/networkconfig. The local system has been reconfigured to connect using DHCP. Linux requires a root (/) partition. Question: 121 A DHCP server has been added to the network. ifconfig eth0 Answer: D Explanation: After configuring DHCP you need to restart the network services with the etc/rc. the operating system does not recognize the new card. iftonfig lo B .linuxheadquarters. Linux requires just one partition to install and boot. Reference: http://www. which is known as the / partition.d/network restart. Route restart is not the correct command to restart the network services. Linux requires a root (/) partition. Change the network routing table./bin/netstat-R. Incorrect Answers: B. /boot Answer: A./sbin/route restart. Explanation: At a bare minimum. Page 35 of 217 . B./etc/init. You can verify that that your computer has received the DHCP settings by pinging and internet address such as comptia.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 120 Which if the following is the only required partition when Linux is installed? A. When the system restarts. Which if the following is necessary to finish the installation? A.d/network restart command. D. Netstat is not the correct command to restart the network services. Question: 122 The Ethernet card fails on a Linux machine without modular support. ping comptia. How could an administrator restart the network services and test that the interface and the DHCP server are functioning properly? A . / B. Reference: Roderick W./usr/bin/network restart.org D . C. Linux requires a root (/) partition. /etc D.org C . not a /var partition. ping comptia. This is the root partition. Smith. Ifconfig is not the correct command to restart the network services. not a /boot partition. The new card is verified as Linux compatible.d/init. C. and is replaced by one from a different manufacturer. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 37.shtml Incorrect Answers: A. not a /etc partition.org.

If you replace the network card with one from a different vendor. You need to use the tar program and invoke gzip with the 'z' option. ps aux | grep dhcpd D. top B. Which if the following should be run to see if the process is running? A. tar cvf linux-2. gzip -c linux-2. Smith. gzip -q linux-2. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 194-195. The 'z' option means use gzip to uncompress the files. Reference: Roderick W.tar.tar. The 'v' option means verbose mode and the 'f' option means to force the operation with any conformation messages.3. The routing table is unrelated to the physical network card or its drivers.tar. Answer: B. Edit the Ethernet configuration file to point to the new device. C. The 'x' option means extract. tar xvf linux-2. Explanation: A network card without modular support will have its drivers integrated into the kernel.3. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 211.4. Question: 124 An administrator has installed a DHCP daemon.3.gz.tar.gz".4.tar Answer: B. The tar command invokes the tar program.tar D. Download a new driver and add it to the /dev directory. Reference: Roderick W. tar xvf linux-2. dhcpd -restart C.3.3. Incorrect Answers: A. You need the 'z' option to invoke gzip. What command should be issued first? A.tar. Explanation: The .gz B.3. You need to use the tar program and invoke gzip with the 'z' option.gz extension indicates that the file has been tarred and compressed (zipped) using the tar and gzip programs. Incorrect Answers: A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B.gz. D. D. tar xzvf linux-2. You need to recompile the kernel to remove the old network card driver. you'll need to recompile the kernel to remove the old network card driver. C. Recompile the kernel with support for the new device.4.4.gz C.tar. D.4. Question: 123 A client has downloaded the latest Linux kernel source and wants to compile and install it on a home machine. rpm -check dhcpd Page 36 of 217 . C.3.4.4. The downloaded file is named "linux-2. The old driver is integrated into the kernel and needs to be removed. The first thing to do is to extract the files using the same programs.

FAT32 D.org/security/newbie/unix/man9/misc3. The pipe (|) passes the output to the grep utility. you need the execute permission. The rpm command cannot be used to verify that a process is running. the customer asked for the ability to expand the partition size. The read only permission will not allow you to enter the directory. Explanation: You can list the contents of a directory with the read permission. However. C.unixgeeks. Explanation: Page 37 of 217 .firstlinux. Execute and read Answer: D.com/articles/cards/permissions. Write and read D. to enter the directory. as needed. The execute permission will not allow you to list the contents of the directory. HPFS B. Execute only C. D. B.html#ps Incorrect Answers: A. Which of the following would best provide this ability? A. Reference: http://www. Reference: http://www. It will not verify the process is running. ReiserFS Answer: B. Read only B. This is not the minimum required permission to enter a directory and list its contents. The dhcpd -restart command will restart the DHCP daemon. Question: 126 While a technician was installing Linux on a customer's server. Explanation: The ps aux command displays all the running processes. The DHCP daemon doesn't use much CPU time and is therefore unlikely to be displayed using the top command. Question: 125 What minimum permission must a directory have for a user to both enter the directory and list its contents? A. The write permission will allow to create files in the directory. Grep dhcpd will search for dhcpd in the output from the ps aux command. ext2 C.shtml Incorrect Answers: A. Grep is a search utility.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C. The top command displays the running processes that are using the most CPU time. B.

Question: 128 Which if the following should be done before installing Linux on a home computer? A. There are more utilities to expand an ext2 partition than partitions with the HPFS file system. There are more utilities to expand an ext2 partition than partitions with the FAT32 file system.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 There are more Linux utilities to expand an ext2 partition than partitions with a different file system. The partitions can be created during the installation. Squid is a proxy server program. Explanation: The Linux web server software is called Apache and the Linux DNS software is called BIND. Linux will run on systems with less than 64 MB or RAM (memory). It is not necessary to create them before the installation. Smith. Reference: Roderick W. Upgrade the computer's memory to at least 64 MB. Smith. D. Apache and BIND B. IPChains is a firewall program. ipchains and BIND D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 56. B. Page 38 of 217 . B. Squid and ipchains Answer: A. D. Verify the hardware on the Linux hardware compatibility list. C. Squid is a proxy server program and IPChains is a firewall program. Apache and Squid C. Incorrect Answers: A. Defragment the drive using the computer's current operating system. 59. Smith. Explanation: The first thing to do before installing any operating system is to ensure that the system hardware is compatible with the operating system. There are more utilities to expand an ext2 partition than partitions with the ReiserFS file system. Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Chapter 1. Incorrect Answers: A. Question: 127 What services would need to be installed to build a combination Web server and Domain Name Server (DNS)? A. D. Incorrect Answers: B. C. Reference: Roderick W. Answer: C. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 542. Create ext2 and swap partitions on the hard drive.

Squid is the Linux web proxy software. /dev/lpa Page 39 of 217 . NFS is the Linux Network File System used for sharing files over a network. D. What device identifier needs to be used during configuration? A. Which of the following Linux services should be used? A. NFS B. Explanation: Squid is a full featured web proxy program running on Linux or Unix.apache. Web server software is needed to enable employees to access office information through their web browsers. Squid C. Question: 129 Which of the following services would need to be installed and configured in order to provide proxy and caching services to a Linux network? A. Squid B. Sendmail Answer: C. BIND D. Apache D. Question: 130 A customer wants internal office information to be accessible by employees through a Web browser. IPChains is the Linux Firewall software.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. D.org/ Incorrect Answers: A. BIND is the Linux DNS software. MySQL is a Linux database program. It does not provide web server services. The hard drive will be partitions and formatted during the installation and therefore will not need defragmenting. It does not provide web server services. Reference: http://www. It does not provide web proxy services. MySQL C. It does not provide web server services. Reference: http://www. B.squid-cache.org/ Incorrect Answers: A. ipchains Answer: B. Sendmail is a Linux email server program. Explanation: Apache is the Linux web server software. Question: 131 A user wants to set up his parallel port printer on the workstation's first parallel port. /dev/lp0 B. It does not provide web proxy services. C. It does not provide web proxy services.

LILO needs to be run only after editing the lilo. Therefore.conf file into an installed boot loader. C. The fstab file instructs Linux which partitions to mount and where to mount them. The first parallel port number is zero. edit fstab B. run "fdisk /mbr" D. you can instruct LILO to recreate the linux boot loader in the master boot record. run "/sbin/lilo" Answer: B. edit lilo. Explanation: Hardware devices are identified in the /dev 'folder'. /dev/tty0 Answer: A. D. Incorrect Answers: B. Explanation: LILO (the Linux boot loader) consists of a program that converts the lilo. The first one being zero. Answer: C. How could the Linux record be restored? A.conf file. Lp1 signifies the second parallel port. Document and log standards and changes to the systems. Question: 132 A user has overwritten the master boot record. C. Incorrect Answers: A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C. However. Print out script source files. Question: 133 Which of the following actions will provide the greatest benefit to system administration in a large organization? A. Reference: Roderick W. Update packages and kernels as updates are released. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 548/9. Tty signifies a modem. D. such as RPMs. it does not write a Linux boot loader into the master boot record. It does not restore the master boot record. /dev/lp1 D. Smith. D. not a parallel port. The first parallel port number is zero. Parallel ports use lp followed by a numeric identifier. Smith. by editing the lilo. Explanation: Page 40 of 217 . B. Install all packages from the same source type. Reference: Roderick W. C. Parallel ports use the 'lp' identifier followed by the number of the port. Fdisk/mbr will write a new master boot record. therefore the first parallel port would be listed as /dev/lp0.conf file. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 218.conf C.

a. the modems are usually Winmodems./" means to go Page 41 of 217 . this is an unlikely situation.out bash: a. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438. Packages can be installed from various source types as long as the installations are documented. chown root a. When trying to run the command /usr/local/bin/a. The installed kernel does not support Winmodems. When you precede the command with "/". Linux has limited support for these modems. B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 It is highly recommended that you document the systems and company standards.out Answer: A. Printing out scripts would not aid system administration. Question: 134 A new computer came preconfigured with an internal PCI modem. B./". Reference: Roderick W. chmod o-x a.out D.org/ Incorrect Answers: A. C.user. Linux does not support internal modems. Which of the following is most likely the cause of the problem? A. su . the modem does not respond. Reference: http://www. ". Linux does have limited support for internal modems. Answer: C. Linux requires modems that use the Rockwell chipset. Explanation: You cannot run a command if you are in the same directory as the program. Question: 135 A system administrator is logged into a system as root.out B. After Linux was installed. Incorrect Answers: A. D. so the program would need to be in the path.out C.linmodems. B. Smith.out: command not found What command should be issued to start the program? A. Explanation: When computers are supplied with internal PCI modems. D. the administrator does the following: root@linux> cd /usr/local/bin root@linux> a.out. You must precede the command with "/" or ". you are running the program from the root directory. Rockwell chipsets are not a requirement for modems running under Linux. Most modems are Hayes compatible and therefore. The modem is not Hayes compatible. Package and kernel updates should be thoroughly tested before being installed. /a. D.

C.html Incorrect Answers: B. ypwhich displays the NIS server for the local machine. as well as autoclean? A. The chmod command is used to modify the permissions on a file. and add modules. D.oreillynet. Explanation: The modprobe -r command is used to remove modules. Incorrect Answers: B. Reference: http://www. Modprobe with no options loads a module.com/linux/cmd/y/ypwhich. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 573. nisbind C. Modprobe -a lists all the modules. nis. C. Smith. lsmod B. This is unnecessary because you are running the command as root. Modconfigurator Answer: C. ypwhich B. Nisbind is not the correct command. Reference: Roderick W. There is no modconfigurator command. D. Smith. It is not required here. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 432. Modprobe -k is used to autoclean the modules. Ypconfig is not the correct command. in this question. Reference: Roderick W. Lsmod can only list the modules. The question states that you are already logged in as root.out./" would go back to the /usr/local folder and run the command /bin/a. so changing accounts is unnecessary. For example. Question: 136 Which utility can remove. Question: 137 Which command will verify that an NIS client is bound to an NIS server? A.client Answer: A. The su command is used to run a command under a different account. Page 42 of 217 . ". B. Insmod can only insert a module. list. modprobe D. insmod C. Without arguments. The chown command is used to change ownership of a file. Explanation: The ypwhich command returns the hostname of the NIS server. ypconfig D. Incorrect Answers: A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 back one level in the directory structure and run the command from there.

conf file.conf file for their configurations.conf file. not the apache. Question: 140 How should an administrator test that Domain Name Services (DNS) are working correctly on a client workstation? A.conf C. which of the following configuration files contains the DocumentRoot? A. The syslog. These services rely on the /etc/syslog.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-7.client is not the correct command. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 292. nslookup www.conf is the wrong filename. /usr/etc/systemlog. Nis. Systemlog.comptia.conf Answer: B. Reference: Roderick W. The DocumentRoot parameter is specified in the httpd. Question: 139 In an Apache default installation. Question: 138 Which of the following files would modify the daemon which logs system activity? A. ftp. Incorrect Answers: B. httpd. not the httpd.root D. not the /usr directory.html Incorrect Answers: A.168.root file. The DocumentRoot parameter is specified in the httpd. telnet 168. apache. The DocumentRoot parameter is specified in the httpd. root.conf file for its configuration. not the root. /etc/systemlog. Smith.conf Answer: A.18 D.conf D.conf is the wrong filename. /usr/syslog. /etc/syslog.redhat. D. D.168. C. Explanation: Apache is the Linux web server software. Reference: http://www. It uses the httpd.conf B.conf file.html file.html B. C. ping 168.168.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D.comptia.conf file is in the /etc directory.168.conf C. Systemlog.1-Manual/ref-guide/s1-configuration-config. The Document root parameter specifies the default location for the web pages.18 C.org B.conf file. Explanation: Most system logs are maintained by the system log daemon and the kernel log daemon. httpd.org Page 43 of 217 .

Incorrect Answers: A. Explanation: The nslookup utility is used to query a DNS server. B.org domain.org is the FQDN for a machine called ftp in the comptia.allow will protect the server from intruders that attempt which if the following? A. Attacks from machines using TCP. D.org" will return the IP address of www. C. D. Iso9660 is the file system for the CD-ROM. The command "nslookup www. Tobler. C. Exploitation of services that are started with TCP wrappers. Question: 142 Configuring hosts. Pinging an IP address will not test DNS. Question: 141 Review the following entry: /dev/cdrom /cd iso9660 ro. The line is from the fstab file. Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers: B. B. The noauto option prevents the CD-ROM being mounted at boot time. D. Noauto means that the CD-ROM won't be automatically mounted when the system boots. B. Telnetting an IP address will not test DNS.comptia.deny and hosts. Ftp. not the mtab file.comptia. Explanation: This entry in the fstab file allows any user to mount the CD-ROM (/dev/cdrom) in the /cd directory. Reference: Michael J.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: D. C. It is not a command that will test DNS. Inside Linux: Page 195.org if the DNS is correctly configured on the workstation and the DNS server is functioning correctly. An "fstab" entry that mounts a CD-ROM as a read-only device at boot time. The 'user' option allows any user account to mount the CD-ROM. Answer: A. C. Attacks from machines using IPX/SPX. New Riders. user. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 400/1. Smith. Page 44 of 217 . An "fstab" entry that lets any user mount the CD-ROM. The first '0' means that the CD-ROM shouldn't be backed up and the second '0' means that the CD-ROM file system shouldn't be checked for errors when the machine boots. Exploitation of ICMP security holes. An "mtab" entry that mounts a CD-ROM as a read-only device at boot time.comptia. An "fstab" entry that allows only root to mount the CD-ROM. noauto 0 0 What is this entry? A.

Explanation: Inetd is a service that listens for network connection and starts a requested server service. not TCP.deny and hosts. mgetty B. TCP Wrappers use the hosts. Question: 143 A user has installed and configured an internal modem to connect the workstation to the Internet.deny files. pppconfig D. TCP Wrappers then authenticates the request by using the hosts.allow and hosts. B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 363/4. Page 45 of 217 . Explanation: Minicom is a graphical utility that runs in a console. D. used for testing PPP connections (Modems use PPP to connect to the Internet via an ISP). Mgetty is not used to test modems. TCP Wrappers use the hosts. inetd hands the request to TCP Wrappers.allow files and starts the server service if the requesting client has permission. Reference: Roderick W. route Answer: A. minicom C.deny files. A web browser Answer: B. The user claims that the modem is not connecting properly. Incorrect Answers: A.oreilly. mount D. arp B. Smith.html Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: http://www. C. C. masq C. but it can't test the actual modem. not IPX/SPX. Inetd can use a service called TCP Wrappers to start the server services.deny files. PPPconfig is not used to test modems. Question: 144 Which of the following commands is used to associate a logical 32-bit or 128-bit IP address with a physical Ethernet device? A. When a server service is requested.allow and hosts.allow and hosts. Explanation: ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) is used to map hardware addresses (sometimes referred to as MAC addresses) to IP addresses.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: D.com/catalog/debian/chapter/ch11_07. A web browser could be used to test Internet connectivity. What diagnostic tool can be used to test the modem? A. not ICMP. TCP Wrappers use the hosts.

D. C. It does not check the file system for errors.oreillynet. uptime Answer: B. Question: 145 A Linux system seems to be unstable. Sync is used to ensure file system integrity when shutting down a machine. which of the following commands could be entered to help ensure the system restarts into a stable state? A. The fsck (File System Check) command will check the file system for errors. D. Explanation: An unstable system could be caused by file system errors.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. find B. search D. C. with several services unresponsive. lilo D. Incorrect Answers: A. Smith. fsck C. Question: 146 Which of the following commands searches the contents of files for a specific string? A. Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 461.html Incorrect Answers: B. Uptime is a utility that displays the uptime of a system (the time a system has been running). Before rebooting. Incorrect Answers: Page 46 of 217 . sync B. Smith. It does not check the file system for errors. The route command is used to add a static route to a routing table. Reference: Roderick W. Lilo is the Linux boot loader. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 653. whereis Answer: B. It is not used to associate hardware addresses with IP addresses. . Explanation: The grep command can search the contents of files for a specific string. grep C.com/linux/cmd/a/arp. The mount command is used to mount a hardware device. Masq is not used to associate hardware addresses with IP addresses. It is not used to associate hardware addresses with IP addresses.

Restarting the lmap service won't affect the POP3 and Telnet services. lmap B. B.log to read the error messages. The application is installed and tested. The search command does not search the contents of the files for a specific string. Page 47 of 217 . The application may not generate an error log in this path. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 286. inetd Answer: D. which of the following is the best course of action to take? A. Go to /usr/local/apps/logfile to access specific information. Go to /etc/log/<name of application>. B. Question: 147 A system is built for a new employee who needs a particular application for computing critical data. C. It does not search the contents of the files for a specific string. Explanation: To troubleshoot a faulty application. pop3 D. but it won't affect the Telnet problem. If the problem is caused by a known issue. The application may not generate an error log in this path. Restarting the inetd service should rectify the problem. Question: 148 A customer reports that his server will not allow users to retrieve their email through POP3 or connect to the server via telnet. Check any error log generated by the application and the manufacturer's Website for known \ issues or patches. The whereis command is used to locate the binary file. The application suddenly hangs. Incorrect Answers: A. It is more likely that the problem lies with the inetd service. It is unlikely that the POP3 and Telnet services would both fail at the same time. What service needs to be restarted? A. Incorrect Answers: A. The find command is used to search for files that meet specified conditions (such as type). the problem will reoccur after reinstalling the application. Reinstall the application and restart X. snmp C. D. Restarting the POP3 service may solve the POP3 problem. Answer: D. Restarting the snmp service won't affect the POP3 and Telnet services. Smith. C. D. B. Reference: Roderick W. After killing the process. Explanation: POP3 and Telnet are two separate server services. These services are controlled by the inetd service. It does not search the contents of the files for a specific string. source code or manual pages for a specified command.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. you should look for any error messages in the logs and go to the manufacturer's website to see if the problem is a known issue or if there is a patch (update) for the application. C.

Reference: Roderick W.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 149 What are the full paths to the general log files that can be accessed to find out how a system is running? A. /usr/local/install.log /usr/local/messages /tmp/boot.log /etc/boot/messages C. The file is included in most common distributions. /var/log/messages /var/log/mail /var/log/wtmp B. D.net/pages/reads/linux/filepermissions. C. B. This file would not be generated by Cron. The file is not included in users' home directories in most distributions. Smith. These are the wrong paths to the system log files. Explanation: The file is owned by the root user account and the root group account.wbglinks. It has the following permissions: -r-sr-srwk 1 root root 531 Jan 19 02:15 shell. Reference: http://www. Answer: B. D. Explanation: Most system log files are stored in subdirectories of the /var/log directory. Page 48 of 217 .log /var/log/install. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 293.run Where did the file come from? A. These are the wrong paths to the system log files. C.log D. /etc/bootlog. C. Incorrect Answers: B. He finds a file in his home directory that he has never seen before. The root account put the file there for his use.log Answer: A.html Incorrect Answers: A. The file was generated by cron. These are the wrong paths to the system log files. Question: 150 A user notices some problems with his Linux system. This file was created when the root account security was breached. /var/spool/logs/messages /var/spool/logs/dmesg /var/spool/log/install.

Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 519. A process list on the machine gives the following result: PID TTY STAT TIME COMMAND 1 ? S 0:04 init 444 ? S 0:00 /usr/sbin/automount " "timeout 60 /misc file /etc/auto.conf 955 ? S 0:00 httpd 956 ? S 0:00 httpd 957 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 1080 tty1 S 0:00 /sbin/mingetty tt /etc/httpd/conf/http-perl. When asked about recent work done on the machine.conf 1721 pts/1 R 0:00 ps -x What is the best way to resolve this issue? A. Smith. A root account security breach would not generate this file.exp for incompatibilities. There are multiple instances of the httpd service that need to be stopped before restarting the service. Page 49 of 217 .net 526 ? S 0:00 syslogd ~m 0 579 ? S 0:00 crond 595 ? S 0:00 xinetd ~reuse ~pidfile /var/run/xinetd. Reference: Roderick W. Stop the Web server by using "killall http" and restart it using "/usr/sbin/httpd". Answer: B. Restarting the httpd service should be the first step to resolving the problem. Use "/usr/sbin/httpd -r" to restart the Web server. D. To stop multiple instances of a process. It will not stop multiple instances of a process.statd 796 ? S 0:00 gpm -t ps/2 814 ? S 0:00 httpd-perl -f /etc/httpd/conf/httpd-perl.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. D. The output above shows that there are numerous instances of the httpd service. she responds that the server has not been reconfigured recently and normally performs without problems.misc 462 ? S 0:00 /usr/sbin/automount " "timeout 60 /net yp /auto. The kill command is used to stop a single instance of a process. C. Stop the Web server by using "kill -9 <pid>" and run fsck to make sure the /home httpd partition is functioning properly. Examine the httpd module list in /etc/httpd/modules/httpd. you would use the 'killall' command. Explanation: Server service (such as HTTPd) problems can usually be resolved by restarting the service. Incorrect Answers: A. B. Question: 151 A customer calls the support desk and complains that her company's Web server is not responding to requests from Web clients. C.pid 625 ? SW 0:00 [lockd] 636 ? SW 0:00 [rpciod] 646 ? S 0:00 rpc.

Inside Linux: Page 385. Checking the log files for the rpm package will not identify the currently installed version of Elm. A buffer overflow is not described in the question. Question: 153 A user wants to have the latest version of elm installed. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 178. The version elm command is an invalid command.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 152 A user executed a Pearl script that initiated a connection request to a server without ever completing the network connection. Spoofing is sending data from a 'fake' network address.5. The information will include the installed files and their versions. Buffer overflow D. Reference: Michael J. Explanation: The rpm -q command will query a package for information. Tobler. Spoofing B. B. A Trojan horse is a method used to gain entry to a system. Incorrect Answers: A. C. This is not described in the question. The man elm command will display the manual pages for the elm program. What kind of attack was initiated? A. Trojan horse C. Run "version elm" D. Question: 154 What does the command "rpm -Uvh package-update-3. This was done multiple times until the server could no longer communicate on the network. New Riders. This loads the server which prevents it communicating on the network. It will not identify the currently installed version. Run "rpm -q elm" C. This is not described in the question. C. Denial of Service Answer: D. Smith.rpm" do? Page 50 of 217 . Check /var/log/rpm Answer: B. D. Incorrect Answers: A.i386. Which of the following will identify the currently installed version? A. Explanation: A Denial of Service (DoS) attack is where multiple connection requests are made to a server without completing the connection. Run "man elm" B. Reference: Roderick W.

Only the application within it needs to run as root. The 'e' option is used to uninstall a package. C. Set User ID (SUID) is used to run a program as the user who owns the program (usually root) rather than the user running the program. Page 51 of 217 . In a text file kept on a Linux file server. However. The application does not have sufficient rights to write the directory specified. B. Upgrades the package and provides installation status. upon restarting the Web server. This provides the installation status. it is desirable to have applications writing their error logs to the usual log file location. It is a security risk to have the entire web server running as root. Question: 156 Based on best practices. B. C. it is discovered that the application is not writing its error to the Web error log properly. D. Incorrect Answers: A. Explanation: The rpm -Uvh command upgrades a package. Change the application to write its error logs into the /root directory. New Riders. It would need root permissions to write to the root directory. Tobler. Answer: B. In a binder in the server room. The package will still be installed if no previous versions exist. Inside Linux: Page 340. so the suid bit on the application must be set to allow it to run as root. Also.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. The command does not display hidden files. Reference: Roderick W. Change the Web server user to 'root' so that applications run within it will run as root. Which of the following methods would resolve the problem? A. D. C. C. Change the permission and ownerships of the application to match the user group of the Web server. The 'vf' option is used to verify an installation. B. Answer: D. The application needs to run as root. C. The 'v' option is for verbose mode. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Michael J. where is the best location to maintain documentation of work performed on Linux servers at a site? A. Explanation: It is most likely that the application does not have sufficient rights to write the directory specified. Uninstalls the package and related hidden files. Question: 155 An application is created that is called through the Web server. B. Off-site at a different facility. Allows the user to view hidden files installed with the package. Smith. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 254. Verifies that the package is installed correctly and reports errors.

A user ID number that has been set to zero. The documentation should not be kept on a computer. fdisk /dev/fd0 C. Answer: C. C. However. In a text file on the local machine where the changes were made. For which of the following should the script check? A. it would be better to look for user accounts with an ID of zero. The documentation should not be kept on a computer.5" diskette? A. Incorrect Answers: A. Answer: A. B. Explanation: The mkfs (make file system) command is used to format a disk. mount -f /mnt/floppy D. A user with an unusual account name. Smith. mkfs -t vfat /mnt/floppy Answer: A. D. /dev/fd0 is the first floppy disk on a Linux system. Incorrect Answers: B. in case the computer fails. A group account of 'wheel' does not pose a security risk. B. Reference: Page 52 of 217 . D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438. A group ID number that has been set to zero. in case the computer fails. Reference: Roderick W. A group account with an ID of zero is a root group. easily accessible by the network administrators. Smith. The documentation should be easily accessible by the network administrators. D. A user with the default group of 'wheel'. mkfs /dev/fd0 B. Explanation: Intruders usually create a user account with the ID number set to zero. Question: 158 Which of the following would correctly format a 3.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. Reference: Roderick W. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 245. Explanation: The documentation should be kept in a safe place. Question: 157 A system administrator has written a script that scans the password file for "unusual" things. A user account with a user ID of zero has root privileges. An unusual name does not create a security risk.

13" < /sbin/special. Question: 159 The administrator wants to use /sbin/special. not to format a floppy disk. netcfg C. This means that if the 13th day of a month is a Friday.sh to do a backup every Friday the 13th.sh " to his crontab D. Smith. Add "5 1 13 * 5 /sbin/spcial. ifconfig Answer: D. D. siginit D. Smith. Explanation: The ifconfig command will display detailed information about an interface. The mount command is used to mount a drive. The 'at' command can schedule a program.sh fi " to his crontab Answer: C. Fdisk is used for partitioning a hard disk. Run at "Fri. Also. The syntax is incorrect.sh B. cksum B. Inside Linux: Page 408/9. You should use the msdos option. the program will run at 01:05 (5 past 1 in the morning). C. not formatting a floppy disk. Also. The * signifies any month. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 335. Reference: Michael J. B. Vfat is the wrong file system for a floppy disk. The 13 signifies the date of the month. The first 5 signifies 5 minutes past the hour. Reference: Roderick W.). Question: 160 Which of the following commands is used to determine if network interfaces are up and running? A.sh C. New Riders. but it will only run once. Incorrect Answers: B. D. but it will only run once. What would be a solution? A. the syntax is incorrect. The 'at' command can schedule a program. The 5 signifies a Friday.m. then /sbin/special. The 1 signifies 01:00 (1. Tobler. The information will include the operational status of the interfaces. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 459-460. Run at 'date | cut -d -e \f3' /sbin/special. Incorrect Answers: A. the syntax is incorrect. Add "1 1 13 ** if [ 'date' == "Frid" ].Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Roderick W. Incorrect Answers: Page 53 of 217 . Explanation: The crontab is used to schedule a program such as a backup program.00 a.

Reference: http://www. C. Page 54 of 217 .ac.erg. Cksum is used to calculate a Cyclic Redundancy Check to check a file for errors. D. Repartition the drive. it is likely that a hardware device is incompatible with Linux. Siginit is not used to determine if network interfaces are up and running. and add the hardware one device at a time. It is not used to determine if network interfaces are up and running. Explanation: Fiber Optic cable uses pulses of light along a glass fiber to transmit data. Enable power management in the BIOS. Answer: B. Explanation: If a Linux installation continuously locks up. Netcfg is not used to determine if network interfaces are up and running. D. to discover the incompatible device. Coaxial Cable uses copper wires and is therefore susceptible to electromagnetic interference. C. C. Shielded Twisted Pair (STP) Answer: A. To troubleshoot this. B. Encrypted Wireless C. Replacing a PS/2 mouse. Repartitioning the drive will not resolve the problem. than resolve them. Remove all unnecessary hardware. it is immune to electromagnetic interference. RG-68 Coaxial Cable D. Question: 163 Under which of the following hardware upgrades would a system NOT have to be rebooted? A. which of the following should be done? A.abdn. Question: 162 If the Linux installation process continuously locks up. Fiber Optic Cable B. B. Power management is more likely to cause problems. D. Upgrading the CPU. C. Ensure that the network card is installed prior to the installation. Incorrect Answers: A.uk/users/gorry/course/phy-pages/fibre. Shielded Twisted Pair (STP) cable uses copper wires and is therefore susceptible to electromagnetic interference. B.html Incorrect Answers: B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. As it uses no copper wires. Wireless data transmission is susceptible to electromagnetic interference. you should remove all unnecessary hardware. Adding a USB CDROM drive. It is not necessary to install the network card prior to an installation. C. Question: 161 Which of the following is LEAST affected by electromagnetic interference (EMI)? A. It is less susceptible to EMI than UTP (unshielded twisted pair) because the copper wires are shielded.

Explanation: The CMOS chip is the 'configurable' part of the BIOS. Installing additional RAM. Answer: C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. B. B. This means that you can disconnect and reconnect USB devices without needing to reboot the system. Serial ports are not hot pluggable. video and I/O boards are installed in a PC. Explanation: One of the features of USB devices is that they are 'hot swappable'. Incorrect Answers: A. Boot strap Answer: A. IEEE-1394 port D.apple. the BIOS reads configuration information from the CMOS.com/firewire/ Incorrect Answers: A. Smith. Parallel ports are not hot pluggable. Question: 165 When SCSI. The CPU can only be changed when the system is shut down. Parallel port C. A PS/2 mouse may not work if it has been replaced without rebooting the machine. The BIOS and CMOS are hardware and are not related to the operating system which is software. Reference: Roderick W. CMOS B. Ultra2 SCSI ports are not hot pluggable. D. BIOS D. Reference: Page 55 of 217 . RAM can only be installed when the system is shut down. Reference: http://www. Serial port B. which of the following allows the installed card to be integrated with the current system on a hardware level? A. When the computer boots. POST C. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 402. Explanation: An IEEE-1394 port is a firewire port. This is a relatively new technology provide high data transfer rates and is hot pluggable. Ultra2 SCSI external connector Answer: C. Question: 164 Which of the following connectors is hot pluggable? A.

If the driver wasn't installed. Incorrect Answers: B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 32. Explanation: Parity memory boards have an extra chip for parity checking. Parity memory is required C. Unregistered SDRAM memory is required Answer: B. Question: 166 A user has three SCSI devices (two internal and one external) connected to his computer. Smith. D. only the recently added device would not work. The previously added devices would still work. Reference: Roderick W. A memory conflict is less likely than an ID conflict.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 http://www. The POST (power on self test) is the process of the BIOS checking the system for installed hardware during system boot up. Explanation: SCSI devices use SCSI identifiers (IDs). Fast Page Mode memory is required D. It reads its configuration information from the CMOS.anandtech. Question: 167 After the failed memory has been replaced. D. A memory conflict D.com/showdoc. The beep code indicates there is no memory. EDO memory is required B. none of the two devices will work. not EDO memory. What is most likely the problem? A. Page 56 of 217 .html?i=113&p=6 Incorrect Answers: A. the PC does not boot and beeps several times. The SCSI controller (to which the SCSI devices are attached) uses one IRQ. C. An ID conflict B. and this device and one of the internal devices do not work. Reference: http://www. AN IRQ conflict C. The extra chip indicates parity memory. not Fast Page Mode memory. C. Boot Strap is the process of a computer booting up. A driver is not installed Answer: A. The technician observes that the old SIMMs use 9 chips while the new SIMMs only use 8 chips. C. He adds another external device.com/ Incorrect Answers: B. Which of the following is the most likely cause? A.wimsbios. Each device must have a unique SCSI ID to function correctly. The extra chip indicates parity memory. The BIOS cannot be directly configured. If two devices have the same ID. The SCSI devices don't have separate IRQs.

The only configurable floppy drive option is the size. The BIOS default would most likely have the correct size (3. B. C. IR B. If the light was broken.25 inch) is a common option. the light wouldn't come on at all. D.htm Incorrect Answers: A. C. The option to disable or enable hard drive auto detection is common. Thinnet C. Explanation: Inserting the ribbon cable backwards is an easy mistake to make and often causes the symptoms mentioned in this question. Answer: D. it wouldn't come on at all. Fiber optic D. Parity/non parity C.5 inch or 5.5" diskette drive in his desktop computer. The ribbon cable is inserted backwards in the drive. Twisted pair Answer: B.computerhope. What is the most likely reason the light stays on? A. Hard drive auto-detect Answer: A. Page 57 of 217 . Reference: http://www. If the power cable wasn't connected. The system BIOS is misconfigured. The extra chip indicates parity memory.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. He turns the computer on and discovers that the diskette drive light stays on all the time. The light on diskette drive is broken. Question: 168 All of the following are common BIOS options EXCEPT A. Incorrect Answers: B. Mouse type B. The floppy drive type. Question: 170 Which network interface card has BNC connector on it? A.5 inch) configured. C. (3. Question: 169 A user has just installed a new 3. Floppy drive type D. B. not SDRAM memory. Explanation: The mouse type is not a common BIOS option although the PS/2 mouse PORT is often mentioned. The power cable has not been connected properly.com/issues/ch000278. The option to disable or enable parity checking is common. D.

MBR settings B. Reference: http://www. Reference: http://searchnetworking. C. POST settings D.techtarget. Twisted Pair does not use BNC connectors. Question: 172 A battery fails in a Linux workstation. It is not necessary to replace the BIOS. Smith. Question: 171 On a Plug-and-Play system. D.00. Explanation: The CMOS relies on a battery to 'remember' its configuration.pcmech. Replace the legacy devices with current Plug-and-Play devices. Replace the BIOS with a non-Plug-and-Play BIOS.. It is not necessary to replace the devices.com/show/motherboards/80/ Incorrect Answers: Page 58 of 217 . C. Reserve the resources in CMOS for the legacy hardware. Incorrect Answers: A. Fiber Optic does not use BNC connectors. some legacy hardware (non-Plug-and-Play) is required.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: Thinnet (otherwise known as 10Base2) uses the BNC connector. B. If the battery fails. Which of the following should be done to ensure the proper operation of all hardware on the system? A. Explanation: The resources for the legacy devices should be reserved in the CMOS. C. D. It is not necessary to enable IRQ routing in the BIOS.sid7_gci211681. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 30. Answer: C. CMOS settings C. which would cause a resource conflict. This will prevent the resources being dynamically assigned to plug and play devices. IR (infra-red) is a wireless technology and therefore uses no connectors.html Incorrect Answer: A. Which of the following will need to be reconfigured to get the system working after replacing the battery? A. Data on each partition Answer: B. Reference: Roderick W. B.com/sDefinition/0. Enable IRQ routing in the BIOS. the CMOS will need to be reconfigured.

The data on each partition is written to the hard disk and does not rely on battery power.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. C. The hard disk is always on the primary IDE controller. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 31. CD-R accelerator software may improve the CD-R performance. D. New Riders. It is unlikely that a faulty CD-RW would degrade the system performance. Reference: Michael J. System performance can be improved by installing CD devices on the secondary IDE controller so that they are separate to the hard drive. B. single IDE hard disk drive. Using cable select will not improve system performance. and CDROM drive. Question: 175 Page 59 of 217 . Tobler. COM ports 1 and 3 use IRQ 4. Moving the CD device to the secondary IDE controller will improve performance without the need for extra software. Explanation: Most systems come with two IDE controllers. Install CD-R accelerator software. C. Inside Linux: Page 137. D. The MBR settings are written to the hard disk and do not rely on battery power. B. C. Incorrect Answers: A. Answer: D. 4 B. The user then reports the system is taking longer to load applications. IRQ 5 is commonly used by sound cards. 13 Answer: A. IRQ13 is used by the Math co-processor. Which of the following IRQs is likely to be conflicting and causing the problem? A. 5 C. Reference: Roderick W. IRQ 7 is commonly used by the parallel port. C. Move the CD-RW to the secondary IDE controller. Replace the CD-RW drive. Question: 173 A user adds a new CD-RW to an existing system with a diskette drive. Switch the CD-RW to cable select. as it is damaged. D. but it won't improve the overall system performance. Incorrect Answers: B. Which of the following will most likely resolve the problem? A. 7 D. Explanation: Serial devices use COM ports. Question: 174 A system's serial device is not operating correctly. Smith. The POST settings are in the BIOS which does not rely on battery power.

Reinstall the driver. then the driver is already installed and does not need reinstalling. Remove the drive and reinstall it. C. Question: 176 Which if the following IDs should be avoided when assigning IDs to SCSI peripherals? A. 5 D. Laptop PCMCIA devices are hot swappable. Now the diskette drive is not responding. The SCSI controller itself uses a SCSI ID. Page 60 of 217 . B. the first troubleshooting step would be to remove the device and reinstall it. Incorrect Answers: A. It may not be necessary to reboot the system. Modem B. Which of the following actions will correct the problem? A. B. Reference: http://cmtunix. not 2. If the device worked before. The SCSI controller usually uses SCSI ID 7. Explanation: If a device doesn't work after hot plugging it into a mobile system. The SCSI controller usually uses SCSI ID 7. Try refitting the device first. not 4. This is usually ID 7. Explanation: CD-ROM devices commonly use the ATAPI interface. Explanation: SCSI devices need separate SCSI IDs. D. not 5. Video card D. CD-ROM C. B. Question: 177 Which device commonly uses the ATAPI interface? A. 2 B. Answer: C.edu/database/hardware/scsi. This does not need to be configured in the CMOS.html Incorrect Answers: A. Reboot the system. 7 Answer: D. 4 C. Network card Answer: B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A user has just hot-swapped the CDROM with the diskette drive in his mobile system. The SCSI controller usually uses SCSI ID 7. C. Set up hot-swapping capabilities in CMOS. D.tstc.

if any.htm#Hayes%20AT%20Commands Incorrect Answers: A. Incorrect Answers: A. B. Never apply patches on production servers. Apply the patch immediately to the production system. but this is why should test it first on a secondary system. A patch may introduce errors and conflicts. Smith. because security patches need to be installed right away. not the AT command Question: 179 A Linux vendor has recently come out with a necessary patch to the server software to improve security on the server. Incorrect Answers: A. ATDT4323604 D.option. ATM4323604 C. Answer: C. Reference: http://www.co. not the ATAPI interface. Explanation: The ATDT<number> command is used to have a modem dial a number. Explanation: Any new software or software patch should be installed on a secondary system and thoroughly tested before installation of production systems. You need the ATDT command.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: Roderick W. for updating this patch on a production system? A. You need the ATDT command. C. Question: 178 A user believes that his telecommunications software is not dialing his modem properly. AT4323604DT Answer: C. D. because they may introduce errors and conflicts. A patch should be tested on a secondary system before installation on a production system. not the ATAPI interface. Page 61 of 217 . not the AT command. Video Cards commonly use the AGP interface.za/hayesat. not the ATAPI interface. C. AT4323604 B. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Network cards commonly use PCI interfaces. B. Which of the following AT commands can be used to have the modem dial 432-3604? A. Which of the following is the best practice. You need the ATDT command. Apply the patch during business hours. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 24. not the ATM command D. B. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 203. Apply the patch onto a secondary system to test the patch before installing it on a production machine. Modems commonly use the serial interface. to validate the patch under normal system operation.

You need find out what caused the system to crash before the reboot was necessary. Security patches should be installed as soon as possible. How could this be verified? A. Answer: A. This will not contain any information about a non-functional processor. Question: 180 A Linux system crashes every day at the same time and needs to be rebooted. Run dmesg B.org/modules/by-category/04_Operating_System_Interfaces/Linux/Linux-Cpuinfo1. Error messages are not written to this file or directory. Smith.cpan. Question: 182 A system has a utility that is regularly updated with new versions.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. not the processors. Check /var/log/messages for errors. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 613. Rather than overwriting the older versions. Explanation: Cpuinfo is a utility that displays information about all running processors on a system. Question: 181 After installing Linux onto a dual-processor machine. If the output contains information about only one processor. Reference: Roderick W. Explanation: Most applications write error messages to files in the /var/log/messages directory. Dmesg is a utility that displays the text that is displayed during system startup. Look in /var/log/messages Answer: D. C. D.readme Incorrect Answers: B. You should look here to see if you can discover what is causing the system to crash. Dmesg displays the text that was displayed when the system booted. Look in /etc/shutdown D. Run ps to see if both CPUs appear. Uptime is a utility that displays how long the system has been running for. A non-functional processor would generate any error messages in the error logs. C. C. the administrator suspects that only one processor initialized successfully during the boot process.5. they keep older versions Page 62 of 217 . Therefore. Ps lists the running processes. Run uptime C. Run cpuinfo B. Run dmesg to review the log file. Incorrect Answers: A. then only one processor is working. they need to be retained for testing purposes. D. but not before testing on a secondary system. Reference: http://www. Which of the following would provide evidence of what was happening on the system at that time? A. B.

Reference: Roderick W. D. The process ID is just an identifier for the process. B. A copy of the latest version of the program should not be renamed 'utility' because other files that the program uses. Reboot the server. D. Incorrect Answers: B. A faulty process can be recognized by having a high CPU time. Make a symbolic link from the latest version to "utility. A high memory percentage. Reference: Roderick W. Page 63 of 217 . Question: 184 When dial-up users are able to connect to the dial-in Linux server but are unable to authenticate. Explanation: The PS command is used to display information about the running processes. C.3 utility1. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 514. B. might have links to the original program name. The PS command does not display the load average for the processor. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 134. Incorrect Answers: A. Answer: C. This can usually be fixed by restarting the process. Make a symbolic link "utility" to the latest version. A high ID would not slow the machine. D. This means that a high percentage of the processor time is spent trying to run the process. The latest version of the program should be renamed 'utility' because other files that the program uses. B.5 What is the best way the system can be set up so that users cam simply type "utility" to run the latest version of the application? A. Question: 183 A machine that usually executes its tasks very quickly becomes remarkably slow. A high CPU time. The symbolic link needs to point to the latest version of the program. Answer: A. when a user types 'utililty'.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 in the following format utility1. D. Smith. What information from the ps command would suggest that a process is problematic and must be killed? A. A high process ID.lnk". The PS command does not display information about the memory. A symbolic link named utility will open the file (program/utility) that the link points to. Smith.4 utility1. might have links to the original program name. which of the following should be done? A. Explanation: A symbolic link is like a shortcut. A high load average. Copy the latest version of the utility to "utility". C. Move the latest version of the utility to "utility". C.

You cannot bypass a 'permission denied' error message. In /root C. the users would not be able to dial in. Check that RADIUS is running. D. C. Answer: D. not authentication. It is a service that is used to authenticate dial in users.org D. which means the file is not corrupted. you can download Redhat Linux boot disk images from: ftp://ftp.5-0" as root.gnu. Run "rpm -i --nodeps zope-2. just start the RADIUS service. Where could a rescue/boot disk be found? A.org/software/radius/radius. Reference: http://www.redhat.5-0" to bypass the error. Answer: D. C. Change ownership of file to 'root' C. Check spooler for errors.rpm: Permission denied error: cannot open /var/lib/rpm/packages.html Incorrect Answers: A. At the distribution's Website. Answer: A. It is not necessary to reboot the server.rpm What has to be done before the program will work? A. In /boot B. The file does not need to be owned by root.5-0. Incorrect Answers: B. No rescue/boot disk is readily available.com/pub/redhat/linux/7. The administrator downloads the file and attempts to install it. From linuxdocs.rpm. Return to the Website to receive an uncorrupted . The system was able to read the permissions. Explanation: You can download a rescue/boot disk from the distributions Website. Run "rpm -i zope-2. Question: 186 A Linux machine is not booting after a power outage. For example. D. Explanation: You must be logged in as root to install a program.2. C.2. D. Check that RAS is running. Question: 185 The system administrator is asked to install a file called zope-2. to enable its installation. The spooler is for printing. Explanation: RADIUS stands for Remote Authentication Dial In User Service.2. While installing the file the following error is displayed: failed to open /var/lib/rpm/packages. B. B.rpm file.3/en/os/i386/images/ Page 64 of 217 . If RAS wasn't running.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B.

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Incorrect Answers: A. There are no boot disk images in /boot. B. There are no boot disk images in /root. C. Linuxdocs.org contains documentation, not boot disk images. Question: 187 Why is "netstat -nr" used in substitution of the route command when a network connection is not functioning correctly? A. "netstat -nr" displays the routing table without performing reverse name lookup. B. Route requests the network driver for data, but "netstat -nr" will display the kernel's routing table. C. The route command can be used if the network is functional. The "netstat -nr" displays only the local machine. D. Route will attempt to contact and verify the connections to each host in the routing table using ping. If the network fails, route will stop responding. Answer: C. Explanation: The Route command is used to display the routing table. If the network is not functional, the routing table will only contain static routes; it will not contain any dynamic routes. The netstat command displays information about the local machine whether the network is functional or not. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 373/4. Incorrect Answers: A. Netstat is used rather than route because netstat displays information about the local machine. B. Netstat is used rather than route because netstat displays information about the local machine. D. Route does not attempt to contact and verify the connections to each host. Question: 188 In order to control runaway processes, an administrator creates a cron job. Which of the following commands should be run so that he can scan the logs later? A. ps B. sar C. top D. tail Answer: C. Explanation: A 'runaway' process is a process that is using a high amount of CPU time. The 'top' command displays the processes that use the highest amount of CPU time. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 668. Incorrect Answers: A. The ps command displays all processes. We just need the processes with the highest amount of CPU time.
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B. There is no sar command. C. The tail command displays the processes with the lowest amount of CPU time. Question: 189 After setting up a cron job to backup a system to tape, the first few backups on the tape cartridge are successful. They then fail, reporting the "device is full." What could be the cause of the problems? A. Tapes can only be used once. B. The tape is not being erased. C. The tape drive needs to be replaced. D. Incremental backups need to be used. Answer: B. Explanation: If you're using a single tape to run scheduled backups, then the cron job will need to be configured to erase the tape before performing the backup. Incorrect Answers: A. Tapes can be used many times. C. It is unlikely that the tape drive is faulty and therefore does not need to be replaced. D. Incremental backups back up only the files that have changed since the last backup. These backups use less tape space but the tape will eventually fill up if it isn't erased. Question: 190 A new user has been issued a Linux system that automatically boots to an X login, but would rather have the system automatically boot to the console login. How should the system be configured to accommodate the user? A. By typing "init 3" in an xterm. B. By running the Xbootmgr utility. C. By editing /etc/lilo.conf and adding the line: boot = console D. By changing the line in /etc/inittab that reads: id :5:initdefault: to read: id:3:initdefault: Answer: D. Explanation: The inittab file specifies the default runlevel for the machine. Run level 5 will automatically boot to an X login. Runlevel 3 will boot to a console login. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 410, 399. Incorrect Answers: A. Init 3 will change the runlevel to runlevel 3, but the default boot runlevel won't be changed. B. Xbootmgr will not change the default runlevel of the machine. D. The is an incorrect use of the boot command in a lilo.conf file. Question: 191

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A user complains that they can send and receive mail on the Internet, but cannot browse the Web. They have tried using different Web browsers in X. Working offline is disabled. What is most likely to be the problem? A. The user is not typing the Web address correctly. B. Web support was not added during the initial installation. C. X dropped Web access to the browser and needs to be restarted. D. There is a proxy sever that the browsers have not been configured to use. Answer: D. Explanation: If you have a proxy server configured on the network, the client computers need to be configured to use it to access the internet. Reference: http://www.squid-cache.org/ Incorrect Answers: A. An incorrect web address would return a page not found error or a different website. B. Web support is added by default in most installations. C. This is not something that X can do. Question: 192 A user-defined cronjob is configured incorrectly and is slowing down a server. What is the best way to address this issue? A. Use "cron-d*" to delete each user's cron jobs. B. Use "userdel <user>" to delete the user to prevent additional cron jobs. C. Use "crontab -u <user> -l" for each user to find out who has the incorrect crontab. D. Prevent cron from launching any additional processes by using "killall -9 crond". Answer: C. Explanation: You need to find out which users' cron job is causing the problem and stop the cron job. Reference: http://www.oreillynet.com/linux/cmd/c/crontab.html Incorrect Answers: A. It is not necessary to delete all the users' cron jobs. B. It is not necessary to delete any user accounts. D. Cron is already running a troublesome process. Killing any additional processes won't help. Question: 193 Which of the following tasks cannot be accomplished with the touch command? A. Create a new file. B. Change a file's modification time. C. Change a file's access time. D. Change a file's creation time. Answer: D.

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Explanation: The touch command is used to display information about a file, including its modification and last access times. If the file doesn't exist, touch will create it. It cannot modify a file's creation time. Reference: http://www.oreillynet.com/linux/cmd/t/touch.html Incorrect Answers: A. If a file doesn't exist, touch can create it. B. You can change a files modification time with the touch command. C. You can modify a files access time with the touch command. Question: 194 A site administrator instructs the technician to install Linux as a secondary OS on an existing workstation. He wants to use the boot loader of the primary OS. When requested where to place LILO, the technician should select which location? A. BIOS B. /etc/disktab C. Master boot record D. Partition superblock Answer: B. Explanation: The default location for a Linux boot loader is in the Master Boot Record. However, if you want to use the boot loader of another operating system, you'll need to put the Linux boot loader into a directory in a Linux partition such as /etc/disktab. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 213. Incorrect Answers: A. You cannot put a Linux boot loader into the BIOS. C. If you want to use the boot loader of another operating system, you'll need to put the Linux boot loader into a directory in a Linux partition such as /etc/disktab. D. You cannot put a Linux boot loader into the partition superblock. Question: 195 A network administrator attempted to configure the Ethernet interface. He issued the insmod command along with the driver's object file. However, insmod reports errors about unresolved symbols. Which of the following is the cause of the problem? A. A driver of that type has already been installed. B. The latest version of insmod is not installed. C. The compiled driver is incompatible with the kernel. D. The module is designed for a device of another type. Answer: C. Explanation: Unresolved symbol errors are usually caused by attempting to install a module/driver which is incompatible with the kernel. Reference:
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It is not used with BootP. What is the best way to install Linux without removing the other operating system? A.com/TERM/B/BOOTP. SMB is a NetBIOS protocol used for communication with Windows computers. Another operating system is currently installed. Page 69 of 217 . Format will erase everything on the partition. The device just wouldn't work. Reference: Roderick W. OSPF is a routing protocol. C. but only uses 8 GB of the partition.html Incorrect Answers: A. Run FIPS B. Question: 197 A client terminal requires the BOOTP protocol in order to access the server.webopedia. SMB B. Reference: http://www. Explanation: BootP is an IP protocol. D. B. Rsize is the incorrect command. C. Incorrect Answers: B. Fdisk creates partitions but it cannot resize them. Incorrect Answers: A. It is not used with BootP. not resize it. Question: 196 A computer has a FAT32 partition that takes up the entire 16 GB hard driver. IGRP C. Run format Answer: A. FIPS is a utility that can resize partitions without losing data. Smith. It is not necessary to have the latest version on insmod installed. Explanation: To install Linux. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 571. IGRP is a routing protocol. This would not cause an unresolved symbol error.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Roderick W. TCP/IP Answer: D. OSPF D. Run fdisk D. Run rsize C. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 43. commonly used with diskless workstations. B. It is not used with BootP. you need to reduce the size of the FAT32 partition to free up enough space to create a Linux partition. The module would still load if it were designed for another device. Which protocol must be installed on the BOOTP server to communicate with the client terminal? A.

Question: 199 A new shell command is installed and does not perform correctly. you could read the output by scrolling up the window.conf file won't help because the program doesn't write to a log file. Which of the following would capture the output for evolution? A. It generates too much diagnostic output to read on the screen and does not write to a log file. Explanation: Most applications write messages to error logs stored within /var/log/messages. Make the changes to /etc/syslog. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 656. /var/log/dmesg C. Add redirection to the command line. Run the command in the background. Smith. Smith. This is not the default location for application error messages.conf C. D. 3 Answer: B Page 70 of 217 . Incorrect Answers: A. 0 B. This is not the default location for application error messages. /tmp/boot. B. Explanation: By redirecting the output to a command line in a console. Running the command in the background would not capture the output. 1 C. B. Reference: Roderick W. Making changes to the syslog. /var/log/messages D. 2 D. /var/log/kernel/errors Answer: C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 198 Where is the first place to look for error messages while installing and testing an application? A. Question: 200 Which runlevel only grants root access? A. Reference: Roderick W. Running the command as a daemon would not capture the output. Run the command as a daemon. B. This is not the default location for application error messages. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 613. D. Incorrect Answers: A.log B. Answer: D. C.

C. C. Explanation: The rpm -e <package name> command is used to remove an rpm package. Inside Linux: Page 397. D. Runlevel 2 is a multiuser mode in which any user can log in. Tobler. The User ID and Group ID do not have to be the same. The user ID is valid. Answer: B. New Riders. Question: 202 What command is used to remove an rpm package from Linux? A. Page 71 of 217 . only the root user can log in to the system. (note: This is not the login name). Explanation: The second field is the password field. This account has no password as indicated by the '*'. D. rpm -m <package name> D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 178. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 410. In the mode. D. B. This means that the account is locked. Runlevel 0 shuts down the computer. Question: 201 A new employee having a problem with account login has the following enter in the /etc/passwd file: User1:*:51:501:John Doe:/home/user1:/bin/bash What is wrong with this entry in the /etc/passwd file? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: Runlevel 1 is 'single user maintenance mode'. The UID and GID must match. Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers: A. The account is locked. Spaces are permitted between the first and last name. Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers: A. rpm -e <package name> B. Reference: Michael J. rm -rf <package name> C. Spaces are not permitted between the first and last name. rpm --remove <package name> Answer: A. Smith. Smith. C. The UID is not valid. Runlevel 2 is a multiuser mode in which any user can log in.

org. C. Sendmail. You can have multiple entries in the file. This is the command used to delete a directory.foward file is used to tell an email client what to do with received email. Explanation: A . C.org. The Video RAM must be configured. Reference: Bryan Costales. Question: 203 In order to prevent monitor damage when configuring X. B. Incorrect Answers: Page 72 of 217 . C. There is no -m option in the rpm program. /Audrey will keep a copy in a directory called /Audrey. all of the following must be configured correctly EXCEPT A. The RAMDAC must be configured. D. Video RAM C.org and does not keep a local copy. It saves a copy of the mail locally and forwards a copy of the mail to audrey@comptia. D. There is no --remove option in the rpm program. Reference: Michael J.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: B.org Which of the following best describes what the mail handler will do when user "audrey" receives mail? A. You would need to delete every file installed by the package if you were to use this command. Audrey@comptia. Tobler. The refresh rate must be configured. B. this setting when incorrectly configured would not damage a monitor. It forwards a copy to comptia. RAMDAC B. Answer: B. Refresh rate D. Resolution capability Answer: D. /audrey. O-Reilly Press. Inside Linux: Page 135.org. It runs a program audrey that is found in the root directory and forwards the mail to audrey@comptia. New Riders. It runs a program called audrey that is found in the root directory and forwards the program's results to comptia. Explanation: The resolution capability is a graphics card setting. Page 429. separated by commas. However.audrey@comptia. Question: 204 The following is an example of a ".forward" file found in user Audrey's home directory.org will forward a copy of the email to that address. Incorrect Answers: A.

not a Linux boot loader. Minix is an old UNIX operating system. /etc/rc.profile. /etc/inittab B.profile. C./etc/profile.bash_login.conf does not contain configuration information for the various runlevels.bash_profile. LOADLIN. not a Linux boot loader. FIPS.bash_profile. D. /usr/local/etc/getty.bash_login.EXE is a DOS program that can load Linux.dlinit. It does not run a program called Audrey. ~/. /etc/rc. ~/.d/inittab does not contain configuration information for the various runlevels. Fips is a partition resizing utility. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. It does not run a program called Audrey. D. ~/. ~/. It will save a copy in the /Audrey directory. Question: 207 When BASH is invoked as an interactive login shell. Explanation: The /etc/inittab file contains the default configuration information for the various runlevels. /usr/local/etc/getty. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 400. ~/.EXE C. Question: 205 What file should be edited to add two additional gettys to runlevel 3? A. not a Linux boot loader. ~/. /etc/profile D . Grub and LOADLIN.bash_login.EXE.bash_login. /etc/termcap does not contain configuration information for the various runlevels.~/. ~/. B.dlinit. Explanation: There are various boot loaders for Linux such as LILO.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. ~/. /etc/termcap C. Incorrect Answers: B.bash_profile. /etc/profile.profile C . Disk Druid is a hard disk partitioning utility. ~/. ~/.EXE Answer: D. LOADLIN. Question: 206 Which of the following programs can be reconfigured to boot Linux? A. Smith. C.bash_profile Page 73 of 217 ./etc/profile. C.conf Answer: A. Reference: Roderick W.profile B . Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 490. Minix B.d/inittab D.~/. Disk Druid D. in which of the following sequences are the scripts sourced? A . Incorrect Answers: A.

/root/Xwindows/Xconf Answer: C. Question: 209 A new video card is added to a Linux workstation. Incorrect Answers: A.0.1.2 What are the default network and broadcast addresses? A. Network: 192. This gives us 192.1. This is not the correct file to configure X.0. This is not the correct file to configure X. rm module C. The last octet is the host portion of the address.168.0.0.1.1.0. The broadcast address has 255 as the host portion (255 = all 1s in binary). B.1. Broadcast: 192.168. It resides in the /etc/X11 directory. Network: 192.0.1. Incorrect Answers: A. B.1. These are incorrect network and broadcast addresses. Broadcast: 192. Smith. The network address has a zero as the host portion (e.1. D.168. /uninstall <module name> Page 74 of 217 . /usr/conf/Xconfig B.0 C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 124.1.168. Network: 192.168.255 Answer: D. Broadcast: 192. /etc/X11R6/Xconfig C.168. rmmod B. Which of the following files is used to configure X? A.255 as the broadcast address. rm -rf <module name> D.1. Explanation: The first three octets of a Class C address are the network address. These are incorrect network and broadcast addresses. Reference: Roderick W.168. Network: 192.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 208 A server has the following Class C IP address: 192. These are incorrect network and broadcast addresses.0. /etc/X11/XF86Config D.0).168. Question: 210 What command is used to remove a kernel module? A. 192. C. Broadcast: 192.0. Explanation: XF86Config is the configuration file for X.g.2 B.0 D. This is not the correct file to configure X.

C.1 salary belso 4230 Jun 18 18:01 salary Which of the following should be done to accomplish the goal? A . Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 574.Remove jsmith from the group belso D . /etc/user.Remove jsmith from the group jsmith Answer: C Question: 212 Which of the following contains system user default configuration files and directories? A. This is a non-existent command.conf file. Reference: Roderick W.Add jsmith to the group root B . These settings are copied when a user account is first created. Question: 211 User jsmith needs read and write access to the file named employees but should have no access to the file named alary User jsmith is member of the groups smith and elso? -rw-rw---. Reference: Roderick W.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A. D. Incorrect Answers: B.1 jsmith root 113 Jun 16 12:59 employees -rw-r---. The default user configuration files are not stored in the /usr/local/bin directory. Question: 213 A new printer has been installed and the printcap file has been edited.Remove jsmith to the group salary C .conf Answer: A. /usr/local/bin D. D. Is the printer ready to use? Page 75 of 217 . Explanation: The default configuration files for user accounts are in /etc/skel. Explanation: The 'rmmod' (remove module) command is the correct command to remove a module. Smith. /etc/skel B. /usr/config C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 260. C. The default user configuration files are not stored in the /usr/config directory. The default user configuration files are not stored in the /etc/user. Incorrect Answers: B. The command rm module would delete a file called module from the current directory. The rm -rf command would delete all files in a directory called <module name>.

Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 550. Reference: Roderick W. Yes. D. because it is necessary to run the program called printcap which creates a separate file used by the printer daemon. Incorrect Answers: B. C. UDP is not used to connect to an ISP. D. Use netstat. because the printer daemon must be restarted. SNMP is not used to connect to an ISP. C. Use nslookup. Smith. C. Incorrect Answers: B. UUCP D. D. No DHCP server is available. No. SNMP Answer: A. Explanation: PPP (point-to-point) protocol is the protocol used to connect to an ISP (Internet Service Provider). Smith. What is the proper method to obtain a valid Internet IP address? A. C. because the printer configuration files are read every time the printer spool is used. Question: 215 An Internet Web server is being installed. Explanation: After making changes to the printcap file. B. you need to restart the printer daemon to activate the changes. Answer: D. Answer: A. Question: 214 Which of the following protocols is used while configuring a workstation to dial into and connect to a new ISP? A. The printer is not ready for use without restarting the printer daemon. No. B. D. PPP B. UUCP is not used to connect to an ISP. Explanation: Page 76 of 217 . Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 339. The printer is not ready for use without restarting the printer daemon. Reference: Roderick W.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. because there is also a spool daemon that will need to be restarted. Yes. Contact the Internet Service Provider (ISP). UDP C. Use ping. There isn't a separate spool daemon that needs to be restarted.

D. not to obtain an IP address. C. utilities. D. The scanner device is damaged. Reference: Roderick W. B. Use a single distribution for the operating system. you'll need to contact the Internet Service Provider to find out what IP address to assign to the Web server. Smith. The SCSI ID is set incorrectly. but documentation is more important. Nslookup is used to test DNS. Question: 217 A user has just connected a SCSI scanner device to his computer. Answer: A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 When installing an Internet Web server. it is good practice to document all configuration settings used during the installation. Incorrect Answers: B. D. Question: 216 Which of the following tasks is the most important best practice when performing a new installation of Linux for a customer? A. C. Smith. Reference: Roderick W. B. Netstat is used to troubleshoot network connectivity. C. but this is not required and is not the most important 'best practice'. Using default settings may make the installation easier. Explanation: SCSI devices don't use IRQs. but documentation is more important. the scanner cannot be correctly used by the software. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438. Ping is used to test IP connectivity. Apply the latest patches and updates to the operating system and applications. All of the following are possible reasons EXCEPT A. Explanation: When installing Linux for a customer. There is an IRQ conflict between the scanner and another device. not to obtain an IP address. Using a single distribution is a good idea. B. Document all configuration settings used during the installation. After installing the vendor's drivers. This will make it easier to troubleshoot any problems that may occur in the future. They use SCSI IDs to differentiate between devices. Reference: Roderick W. not to obtain an IP address. and applications. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 346. C. Only the SCSI controller to which the SCSI devices connect uses an IRQ. Smith. Use default settings during the installation and make custom changes after the operating system is running and validated. Applying the latest patches is important. Incorrect Answers: A. The last device is not terminated. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 565. Page 77 of 217 . Answer: D.

fapo.com/newcoatings. C. C. It is possible that the last SCSI device on the SCSI chain is not terminated. B. C. Reference: http://www.htm Incorrect Answers: A. Crosstalk may occur. Daisy chaining is support by both types of parallel port. Power surges may occur on the network cable. Question: 220 Page 78 of 217 . C.kemcointernational. D. not by a power cable. This is not supported by Enhanced Parallel Ports. if it was close to a power cable. Reference: http://www. Daisy chaining capability. Question: 219 What is the advantage of using an extended capabilities port (ECP) over an enhanced parallel port (EPP)? A. Explanation: Extended Capabilities Ports support direct memory access (DMA). B. It is possible that the scanner is damaged. B. This magnetic field can interfere with data traveling along a network cable if the network cable is close to the power cable. Direct memory access (DMA) capability. Explanation: All power cables produce an electro magnetic field around them. Bi-directional communication. Bi-directional communication is support by both types of parallel port. D. It is possible that the SCSI ID is not set correctly. Question: 218 What may happen if a network cable and a power cable are too close together? A. C. Crosstalk can occur when network cables are close together. Answer: D. Jabber can be caused by a faulty network card. Omni-directional communication is support by both types of parallel port. B. EMI may occur. This is known as EMI (Electro Magnetic Interference). Jabber may occur.com/ecpmode. D.htm Incorrect Answers: B. Power surges would not occur on a network cable. It is not caused by a power cable. Answer: A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: A. Omni-directional communication.

All modern PCs can support at least four ATA devices. It is not necessary to ensure that the humidity is below 5%. Answer: B. Page 79 of 217 . Smith.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A technician booted a PC and noted that none of the four ATA devices were detected. You should ground yourself. Which of the following is the most likely problem? A. this is the most likely cause of the problem. All modern BIOSs support ATA devices. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 31. The CMOS setup is set to ignore all ATA devices. C. Hard drive Answer: D. B. ATA devices have not been set up with the configuration diskette. The BIOS does not appear to support ATA devices. Ensure that the humidity is below 5%. B. Reference: Roderick W. Printer C. Incorrect Answers: A. Incorrect Answers: A. Smith. A common way to do this is to wear a strap that fits to your wrist and connects to the metal case of the computer. it is important to ground yourself to prevent static electricity shocks which can destroy PC components. Remove the CMOS battery. No PC can support four ATA devices. Question: 222 Enabling Init13h support on a SCSI controller card enables use of which of the following devices? A. C. not the PC. D. He verified that the devices were cabled properly. Explanation: ATA devices are usually auto-detected by the CMOS during system boot up. Scanner B. Tape drive D. However. ATA devices do not need to be set up with a configuration diskette. Properly ground himself. As all the devices are correctly fitted. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 563/4. Properly ground the PC. and jumpered correctly. C. B. Question: 221 A technician wants to replace a system processor. Explanation: When working with components in a PC. physically connected to the ATA controller and power supply. this can be disabled. What should he do before beginning the work? A. D. D. Answer: C. You don't need to remove the CMOS battery to change the processor. Reference: Roderick W.

Smith. Flash the BIOS. not a printer. It is not necessary to reconfigure the jumper settings on the motherboard. It is not necessary to flash the BIOS. It is possible that the bus was terminated at the device before the unrecognized device. B. D. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 579. Explanation: An ATA-66 hard drive can run on a UDMA-33 controller. Answer: B. Explanation: It is most likely that the SCSI bus is incorrectly terminated. Question: 225 Page 80 of 217 . D. Answer: A. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 223 How can an ATA-66 hard drive be utilized with an UDMA-33 controller? A. Init13h support enables the use of a SCSI hard disk. Reference: Roderick W. C. C. Which of the following has most likely caused this? A. C. D. not a tape drive. D. C. Install the hard drive normally. There is no 2 foot limit on a SCSI chain. More than one device is required for proper SCSI operation. External SCSI devices are not supported by Linux. Incorrect Answers: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 30-31. not a scanner. Question: 224 A single SCSI device is not recognized during SCSI BIOS initialization. Reconfigure the jumper settings on the motherboard. The cable is over the 2-foot limit for the type controller.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: To use a SCSI hard disk. You don't need more than one device on a SCSI chain for proper SCSI operation. B. The SCSI bus is not properly terminated. Incorrect Answers: A. you need to ensure that Init13h support is enabled on the SCSI controller. It is not necessary to install a new controller. Smith. Incorrect Answer: B. Init13h support enables the use of a SCSI hard disk. Init13h support enables the use of a SCSI hard disk. An ATA-66 controller must be installed. B. External SCSI devices are supported by Linux.

D. Which is the first action to take? A. A 32-bit address that is often associated with a logical name. Answer: D. It may not be necessary to replace the hard drive. The 96 bit number is usually displayed as a hexadecimal number. D. Explanation: Every network card has a 96 bit unique identifier 'burned' into the card. Incorrect Answers: A. The 48 bits signify the vendor of the card and the last 48 bits are unique for every card sold by the vendor. A hexadecimal number that makes a network interface card unique. An identifier used when forwarding packets between routers. 100 Mbps D. 10 Mbps B. The MAC address is unrelated to IPSEC. In full duplex mode. it will fail again if you try to reboot. Explanation: The best course of action would be to test the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic utility to confirm that the hard disk has bad sectors. Defrag does not repair bad sectors and Scandisk is a Windows utility. not the MAC address. The MAC address is a hardware address. C. C. Run the manufacturer's Diagnostic Utility. Routers use software addresses such a IP addresses. Question: 226 After having worked for several months. Question: 227 What is the maximum bandwidth of 100BaseTX in half-duplex mode? A. The 32 bit address is the IP address. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. this speed is doubled. Smith.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 What is the Media Access Control (MAC) address of an Ethernet interface? A. Replace the defective HDD and reload the system. Reboot the system to remove the message. Run Scandisk and Defrag to repair the damaged sectors. Answer: B. D. If the PC failed to boot to due a bad hard disk. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 327. The encryption key used for IPSEC. Page 81 of 217 . 50 Mbps C. B. a PC fails to boot and indicates that the HDD has bad sectors. 200 Mbps Answer: C. B. C. Explanation: The 100 in 100BaseTX stands for 100 Mbps. B. C.

in which type of system would the device most commonly be used? A. B. Stand-alone server. The 100 in 100BaseTX stands for 100 Mbps. not 10. Network firewall. This is not a network switch. D. The CMOS battery tests good. the system reports the same configuration error. Question: 229 During boot. These are commonly used in laptops.wikipedia. B. Incorrect Answers: A. B. The 100 in 100BaseTX stands for 100 Mbps. What is the most likely problem? Page 82 of 217 . This is not a stand-alone (or any other) server. Network switch.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. not 50. This is not a network firewall.com/wiki/100baseTX Incorrect Answers: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 589. C. C. Reference: Roderick W. Answer: D. the system reports a configuration error. D. 200Mbps can be achieved in full duplex mode. Smith. The 100 in 100BaseTX stands for 100 Mbps. After a cold reboot. The technician fixes the BIOS settings and the problem is solved. Mobile workstation. Explanation: The exhibit shows a PCMCIA card. Question: 228 Exhibit: Based on the exhibit.

The fact that you received the same error after configuring the CMOS suggests that the BIOS was able to read the CMOS. This can be caused by media defects. Explanation: In digital electronic systems. Question: 231 What AT command is used to reset a modem? A. A bad command interpreter would cause problems when running programs. Therefore. and other factors. Parity D. electronic noise.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. component failures. there is always some chance that a mistake can be made.com/mnecctek/faqs. Bad BIOS chip. EDO B. error correction must be done in special-purpose hardware because software is too slow. ATDT Page 83 of 217 . Bad or missing command interpreter. information is represented in binary format (1's and 0's). For high data rates. Answer: B. the BIOS chip is functional. deterioration due to age. Bad system memory. a 1 interpreted as a 0 or a 0 taken to be a 1. D. C. a bit error has occurred. ECC C. Incorrect Answers: A.html Incorrect Answers: A. Question: 230 Which type of memory not only detects. Smith. The system memory (RAM) is unrelated to the BIOS or CMOS. The BIOS reads the information in the CMOS during boot up. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 12. B. ECC Parity in itself does not correct errors. Explanation: When configuring the BIOS. RAMDAC Answer: B. RAMDAC is used with video adapters and does not perform error checking. When a bit is mistakenly interpreted. which suggest a bad system board (motherboard). ATZ C.aol. The CMOS is remembering the configuration settings and the battery is good. not startup problems. C. ATX B. D. poor connections. Bad system board. C. you are actually configuring the CMOS. D. but also corrects single-bit errors? A. Error correction is the process of detecting bit errors and correcting them and can be done in software or hardware. Reference: Roderick W. When binary information is passed from one point to another. Taken from ECC Tech http://members. EDO RAM does not detect errors.

co. Incorrect Answers: A.1234 C. The ATDT command does not reset a modem.option. IRQ 0 is used by the system timer. Question: 233 What command would allow an administrator to add an existing user's phone number to the system as a comment? A. 0 B. Explanation: Floppy disk drive controllers commonly use IRQ 6. The ATM0 command does not reset a modem. IRQ 2 is not used by any system devices but is used to enable the use of extra IRQs.oreillynet. Explanation: The ATZ command is the correct command to reset a modem. 8 Answer: C. D. D. C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. The ATX command does not reset a modem.htm#Hayes%20AT%20Commands Incorrect Answers: A.html Page 84 of 217 . Reference: http://www. The comment should be followed by the username of the account that you are modifying. Reference: http://www. IRQ 8 is available for use by a device added to the system. B. usermod -c 555-1234 bsmith B. modinfo -u bsmith 555. 2 C. Question: 232 Which IRQ is used by most FDD controllers? A. ATM0 Answer: B. useradd -u bsmith -c 555-1234 D. 6 D. not the FDD controller.za/hayesat.com/linux/cmd/u/usermod. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 565. echo bsmith:x:502:502:555-1234:/home/chris:/bin/bash> /etc/passwd Answer: A. Reference: Roderick W. Explanation: The usermod command is used to modify a user's settings. Smith. The -c option allows you to add a comment.

and then use the adduser command to create the user accounts. run the groupadd command to create the shared group. Incorrect Answers: A. C. This includes the kernel. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 169. then edit the /etc/passwd file to change each users GID. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 234 A group of users would like accounts created for them. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 270. The kernel is not typically located in the /root directory. The group must be created before the user accounts. As root. The users that require access to the files should be placed into a separate group.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: B. The group requires sharing the files created using the application. As root. not the 'users' group. What method would be used to accomplish these goals? A. D. C. run the adduser command to create the users' accounts. Useradd is the wrong command to modify a user account. /root Answer: A. Explanation: The /bin directory typically contains the binary files used by the system. Question: 235 On a Linux system. Reference: Roderick W. Modinfo is the wrong command to modify a user account. Smith. Explanation: The best way to enable users to share files is to put the users into a shared group. B. Smith. D. then adduser to create the user accounts. Answer: D. where is the compiled kernel typically located? A. As root. The kernel is not typically located in the /dev directory. You need to run the groupadd command to create a group. C. /boot D. The kernel is not typically located in the /boot directory. Question: 236 Page 85 of 217 . edit the /etc/group file and include all the users to the 'users' group. As root. Incorrect Answers: B. C. B. /dev C. You need to create a shared group before you can add the users to it. run the adduser command to create the shared group. Echo is the wrong command to modify a user account. D. /bin B. They want to access a particular application on the server.

The -rf options make the command recursive and forceful. The unmount command unmounts a disk drive or remote share. The df command reports the amount of free disk space. This is not dangerous.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Which of the following is the most dangerous command to run as root at the root prompt? A. D. Explanation: To exit Vi without saving your changes. This is the incorrect command to exit Vi. This is not dangerous. This command when run from the root prompt will effectively delete every file on the system. Question: 238 A user has just completed an important document. and wishes to save it to his diskette drive and remove the disk.htm Incorrect Answers: A.oreillynet. This is the incorrect command to exit Vi. :QQ D. :ZZ B. df* B.bris. Explanation: The rm command is used to delete files or directory. rm-rf* D. C. This is not dangerous. Page 86 of 217 .ac. This is the incorrect command to exit Vi. you would use the :q! command. D. :q! C. umount /floppy B. This means that the contents of any subdirectories will be deleted without giving any confirmation messages. mount -u /floppy C. Question: 237 What command in vi quits without saving changes? A. Reference: http://www. D. Answer: A. B. unmount -a Answer: C.html Incorrect Answers: A. unmount /dev/floppy. Reference: http://www. How should the user unmount the diskette that is mounted on /floppy to ensure that the data is saved on the disk? A. The fsck command checks the file system for errors.com/linux/cmd/r/rm. Simply eject the disk and the system will unmount the disk.uk/is/selfhelp/documentation/vi-r2/vi-r2. Esc-q Answer: B. fsck C.

Question: 240 The recommended minimum size of the swap partition is ______ MB? Answer: 16. more D. Smith. you must use the umount command followed by the device name or mount point. syslogd Answer: A. The question states that the floppy is mounted as /floppy. Incorrect Answers: B. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 433. If you eject the disk without unmounting it. not search the contents of files. More is used to find files. Tobler. Inside Linux: Page 13. grep B. find C. Reference: Roderick W. Find is used to find files. For example. you could return every line of text that contains the word 'March'.conf file. Mount is the wrong command. New Riders. you will lose the cached data. D. Syslogd is used to generate TCP/IP error messages and write them to a file as specified in the syslog. To save the cached data to disk. /dev/floppy is the wrong mount point. although a minimum of 16 MB is recommended. Explanation: The swap partition should ideally be twice the amount of physical RAM. Question: 241 The maximum size of the swap partition is _____ MB? Answer: 128 (?) Page 87 of 217 . and display them one screen at a time. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 469-470.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: Care should be taken when ejecting floppy disks because Linux caches access to them. Reference: Michael J. Question: 239 Which of the following commands can be used to generate a list of all errors recorded during the month of March? A. C. D. Incorrect Answers: B. Explanation: Grep is a very useful tool for searching the contents of files based on various search criteria. C.

You cannot install Linux into a subdirectory in Windows 95. the limit is 8 files of 2 gig for an maximum of 32 gig for the 2. Explanation: FIPS is a partition resizing tool. Smith. D. Comment. Create a directory under Windows 95 and install Linux in that directory. not numbers. However. B. Reference: Michael J.ussg. Explanation: SCSI hard drives use the sd<letter> notation with the first drive being letter a (sda) and the second drive being letter b (sdb).0/1685. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. reinstall Windows 95. fdisk sda2 B.6 kernel. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 43.4 and 2. fdisk hda2 Answer: B. C. D. Reference: Roderick W. Inside Linux: Page 17. Incorrect Answers: B. What command should you use? A. Question: 243 You are partitioning your second SCSI hard drive. [Andrew Morton] (the linuxhacker) http://www. although Linux supports up to 16 swap partitions. You cannot run Windows 95 and Linux on the same computer. C.html Question: 242 You have a computer with Windows 95 installed and want to install Linux on it. Tobler. SCSI hard drives use sd not hd. It can reduce the size of the Windows 95 partition without losing any data. Repartition the hard drive. thus freeing up enough space to create a Linux partition. Use fips to resize the partition containing the Windows 95. C. You can run Windows 95 and Linux on the same computer. It is not necessary to reinstall Windows 95. Page 88 of 217 . there is no free space available.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0306.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: The maximum size of a Linux swap partition is 128MB. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 463. How could you manage to install Linux on this computer with the least amount of effort? A. possible incorrect answer: in the kernel archive. SCSI hard drives use sd not hd.iu. fdisk sdb C. Answer: A. Incorrect Answers: A. fdisk hdb D. SCSI hard drives use letters. New Riders.

Incorrect Answers: A. The a option is used to toggle a bootable flag on a partition. swap Answer: A. Explanation: The p option used with fdisk is used to display the partition table.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 244 While using fdisk what command would you use to see the partition table? A. What is the first step you use? A. Swap is not a partition type code. Smith. Answer: D. Explanation: Page 89 of 217 . Reference: Roderick W. m C. Create a primary partition using fdisk. The m option is used to display the main menu. C. Format the hard drive to use the ext2 filesystem. 0x82 B. w B. 0x83 C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 457. Create a swap partition of type 82. S is not a partition type code. Smith. a D. Question: 245 What type would you set on a partition to make it a swap partition? A. empty hard drive that you will use for Linux. Incorrect Answers: B. not display the partition table. B. D. B. not display the partition table. not the partition table. The w option is used to write the changes. p Answer: D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 541. Create an extended partition to be used for the data. s D. Question: 246 You have a new. C. C. Reference: Roderick W. D. Explanation: Swap partitions use the type code 0x82. 0x83 is the type code for a file system partition.

Answer: C. you need to designate its size by defining the starting and ending __________Answer: cylinders. Question: 249 In order to apply a filesystem to your new partitions you must format them. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 458. You need to create a partition before you can format it. Page 90 of 217 . Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers: A. For this reason. B. a swap partition and an extended partition. kilobytes. What is the problem? A. Reference: Roderick W. Linux needs a primary partition to boot from. Explanation: The purpose of an extended partition is to house logical partitions. B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 459. you cannot format an extended partition (you must create a logical partition first). megabytes or gigabytes). Smith. D. D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 The first step to installing Linux on a new hard disk is to create a primary partition. you are prompted to enter the starting and ending cylinders (although you can specify a size in bytes. Question: 248 When you create a new partition. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 457. C. You should have created another primary partition instead of an extended partition. so the syntax is likely to be correct. You successfully formatted the primary partition. Your syntax is wrong for the format command when attempting to format the extended partition. You don't need to create two primary partitions. B. not an extended partition. Linux needs a primary partition to boot from. Incorrect Answers: A. You have to use the fdformat command to format extended partitions. Smith. You cannot format an extended partition. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Explanation: When creating a new partition. There is no special command to format extended partitions. Question: 247 You have created a primary partition. What command would you use to create the ext2 filesystem? Answer: mkfs. C. not a swap partition. (This can also be done as part of the installation process). You can format the primary partition but when you try to format the extended partition it fails.

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Explanation: The command used to format a partition (which creates a file system) is mkfs (make file system). Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 459. Question: 250 When formatting your partition with the mkfs command, you can also pass to the command the type of filesystem and the number of _______? Answer: blocks. Explanation: When formatting a partition with the mkfs command, you can specify the number of blocks although this isn't necessary because mkfs can calculate this based on the size of the partition. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 459. Question: 251 You have new documentation that you wish to install so that it will be available to your users. Which directory would be the most appropriate to use for these files? A. /tmp B. /usr C. /lib D. /mnt Answer: B. Explanation: Most documentation including man pages is kept in the /usr directory. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 469. Incorrect Answers: A. /tmp is not the usual location for documentation. C. /lib is not the usual location for documentation. D. /mnt is not the usual location for documentation. Question: 252 Each inode contains extensive information on a file. Which of the following is not contained in the inode? A. File size. B. Filename. C. File's owner. D. Number of links to the file. Answer: B. Explanation: An inode contains the type (for example, plain file, directory, symbolic link, or device file) of the file; its owner, group, and public access permissions; the owner and group ID numbers; its size in
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bytes; the number of links (directory references) to the file; and the times of last access and last modification to the file. However, an inode does not contain the name of the file. Reference: http://perl.plover.com/yak/ext2fs/slide019.html Incorrect Answers: A. An inode does contain the file size. C. An inode does contain the file's owner. D. An inode does contain the number of links to a file. Question: 253 When you issue the command ls -1, the first character of the resulting display represents the file's _________Answer: type. Explanation: The first character displayed in the output of the ls -l command represents the file's type. For example, d represents a directory. Reference: http://www.firstlinux.com/articles/cards/permissions.shtml Question: 254 In order to run fsck on the root partition, the root partition must be mounted as _________. Answer: read only. Explanation: Fsck must only be run on unmounted or read only partitions. This is because any changes to the file system during normal read/write operations can confuse fsck and cause file system corruption. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 462. Question: 255 You cannot mount /dev/hdb1 and suspect that the superblock is bad. How do you fix this? A. Use the mkfs command. B. Use the fsck command with the -f option. C. Use the e2fsck to replace the superblock with a copy saved to another location on your disk. D. Restore the superblock from your tape backup. Answer: C. Explanation: The e2fsck utility can be used to replace the superblock with a copy saved to another location on the disk. Reference: http://www.mandrakeuser.org/docs/admin/arecov3.html Incorrect Answers:
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A. The mkfs command will format the disk causing data loss. B. Fsck cannot be used to restore the superblock. D. You cannot restore the superblock from a tape backup because you cannot mount the drive. Question: 256 Why should you track the amount of free space on your disk? A. If there is no free space, you will not be able to write to that filesystem. B. If there is no free space, you will not be able to install new applications. C. If the amount of free space becomes less then 50 percent, then your system will slow down. D. If the amount of free space is too low, you system will not boot. Answer: A. Explanation: If there is no free space on a disk, you will not be able to write to that disk. Incorrect Answers: B. You will not be able to install new applications, but that is less of a problem than not being able to write to the disk. C. Disk space of less than 50% will not slow the system down. D. Low disk space will not prevent the system booting. Question: 257 You want to know how much space is being occupied by your user's home directories. Which of the following will provide you with this information? A. du -l /home B. du -b /home C. du -m /home D. du -c /home Answer: D. Explanation: The du (disk usage) command with the -c option will display the total used space in the specified directory. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 477. Incorrect Answers: A. The -l option is used to count the size of all files, whether or not they have already appeared (i.e., via a hard link). B. The -b option is used to display the size in bytes of all the files in the specified directory. C. The -m option is used to display the size in megabytes of all the files in the specified directory. Question: 258 You also need to know the amount of free space on the partition containing the user's home directories. Which of the following commands will provide this information? A. df /home B. df -i /home C. df --sync
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D. df -T Answer: A. Explanation: The df (disk free) command is used to display the free space in the specified partition or directory. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 471. Incorrect Answers: B. The -i option is used to display information about the inodes, not the free space. C. You need to specify the /home directory. Also, the -sync option is incorrect. D. You need to specify the /home directory. Also, the -T option is incorrect. Question: 259 You notice that the amount of free space is getting low. When you check the contents of the /tmp directory, you find several hundred files so you delete them. After deleting these temp files, you check the amount of free space, however, it has not increased. What should you do? A. Move the /tmp directory to another partition. B. Delete the partition containing the /tmp directory, recreate it and restore its contents. C. Delete the /tmp directory and recreate it. D. Run fsck on the filesystem containing the /tmp directory. Answer: C. Explanation: The easiest way to fix this is to delete and recreate the /tmp directory (it's easy because the directory is empty). Incorrect Answers: A. It is not necessary to move the /tmp directory to another partition. B. There are no contents to restore as they have been deleted. D. Fsck is time consuming and hence unnecessary. Question: 260 You have the /var directory on its own partition. You have run out of space. What should you do? A. Reconfigure your system to not write to the log files. B. Use fips to enlarge the partition. C. Delete all the log files. D. Delete the partition and recreate it with a larger size. Answer: B. Explanation: FIPS is a partition resizing tool. It can reduce or enlarge a partition without losing data. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 43. Incorrect Answers: A. You should not prevent the system writing log files. C. You should not delete all the log files. D. It is unnecessary to delete the partition, which would require restoring the data.

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C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 261 You can start Linux in many different ways. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 213/4. cat kernel.messages file. D. Question: 262 When the kernel is loading. Answer: /var/log/boot. Type linux from a DOS prompt under Windows 95. Answer: A. Using a boot loader such as LILO. Explanation: 'Linux' is not a DOS command and so cannot be used to start Linux. Which of the following is not one of these? A. Question: 263 What command can you use to see the boot messages? A. From a floppy disk. it writes any messages to the /var/log/boot. The boot messages are not stored in the kernel. Reference: Roderick W. You can boot Linux with a Linux boot floppy disk. man logs Answer: A. dmesg B. Reference: Roderick W. C. Explanation: The dmesg utility displays all the boot messages that were displayed during system boot up. You can boot Linux by typing Linux at the Linux boot prompt. Explanation: When the kernel is loading. Smith. C. D.messages file.messages. Smith. Incorrect Answers: B. D. Man logs would display the man files for a program named logs. Logview is the incorrect command to view the boot messages. Smith. You can boot Linux using a boot loader such as LILO. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 615.messages C. B. logview D. Type linux at the boot: prompt. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 615. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 264 Page 95 of 217 . Incorrect Answers: B. it writes any messages to the _______ file.

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 After the kernel is loaded. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. The runlevel field defines which runlevels this line applies to Question: 266 Which file should you examine to determine the defined runlevels for your system? Answer: /etc/inittab Explanation: The inittab file is the configuration file for the init daemon. Smith. Question: 265 Each entry in the /etc/inittab file contains four fields the third of which is the Action field. Incorrect Answers: A.conf C. Explanation: The inittab file is the configuration file for the init daemon. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 393. init D. Specifies the command to execute.conf is not a daemon. D. Sys. D. B. Answer: C. Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 399. B. The process field specifies the command to execute. Syslog is not a daemon. What is the purpose of this field? A. C. inittab B. Defines which runlevels this line applies to. Identifies the entry. sys. Smith. syslog Answer: C. The format of each entry in the inittab file is ID: runlevel: action: process. Inittab is the configuration file for the init daemon. B. A. it calls the ______ daemon which is responsible for creating new processes. Page 96 of 217 . Explanation: The init daemon (initd) is sometimes known as a "super server". D. The ID field identifies the entry. This file contains the defined runlevels on a Linux system. Defines how to handle the entry. because it is responsible for starting all the other services (processes). The purpose of the action field is to tell the init daemon what to do with each process.

only root can log in. /etc/inittab D. /etc/start Page 97 of 217 .3-Manual/custom-guide/s1-rescuemodebooting-single. Users cannot log in to the system. Question: 269 Where are the startup scripts defined? A. Network services are disabled.init [runlevel] Answer: A.html Incorrect Answers: A. Init does not read the /etc/inittab file. D.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-7. C. C. Answer: C. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 399. /etc/inittab is not a command. Question: 268 What should you type to change the runlevel of your system? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: Roderick W. halt [runlevel] C.com/linux/cmd/i/init. init [runlevel] B. Smith. /etc/init.init is not a command. Reference: http://www. It is a configuration file for the init daemon. Users can only log into the system across the network. Question: 267 How does single user mode differ from other runlevels? A. sys. /etc/scripts C. In this mode. Explanation: The correct command to change the runlevel of a Linux system is 'init [runlevel]'. B. Not all processes are stopped and the file system is not mounted in read only mode. Explanation: Single user mode (sometimes known as single user maintenance mode or runlevel 1) is used to carry out maintenance to a system.redhat. B. Halt is the incorrect command. All processes are stopped and the root filesystem is mounted as read-only when in single user mode. network services are disabled and only the root user can log in. sys. Init does read the inittab file. D.d B.oreillynet. Reference: http://www.html Incorrect Answers: B.

Load modules. /etc/conf. Reference: Roderick W. D. Incorrect Answers: B. Answer: A. There is a script to run fsck. Mount files ystem. /etc/conf. C. Smith. C. Explanation: The init daemon runs the rc startup scripts to start various processes when the system boots. What file do you use to pass parameters to a module? A. Reference: Roderick W. /etc/inittab D. Explanation: The /etc/conf.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 411-412. There is a script to mount the file system. Reference: Roderick W. Run fsck. D. the init daemon starts the scripts defined in the /etc/init.mod B. C. Smith. Incorrect Answers: B. B.modules Answer: D. D. This is the incorrect folder. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 402. Explanation: When a system starts up. Inittab is the configuration file for the init daemon. Page 98 of 217 . Question: 271 Modules are pieces of kernel code that you can load or unload. /etc/inittab Answer: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 394. There is a script to load modules. Question: 270 Which of the following tasks is not controlled by one of the rc startup scripts? A. Backup user's directories.d folder according to the configuration in the inittab file. Backing up user directories is not controlled by one of these scripts. This is the incorrect folder. Smith. /etc/modules C.modules file is used to associate a module (driver) with hardware device.

/etc/modules is not the name of the module configuration file. not the /etc/ups. Reference: Roderick W. This file should be edited to instruct the system to run the powerd daemon in the event of a power failure. is used to configure the init daemon which is used start the powerd daemon. not the /etc/power. Explanation: The init q command is used to instruct the init daemon to reread the /etc/inittab file and carry out the instructions in the file. Question: 272 You have installed a new UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) and the powerd daemon. /etc/inittab C.conf file. /etc/conf.conf B. Explanation: The init daemon is responsible for starting processes.com/linux/cmd/i/init. Which file should you use to define the steps to be taken in the case of a power failure? A. The /etc/inittab file is used by the init daemon.conf D. Question: 273 You have made changes to the /etc/inittab after installing your UPS. Incorrect Answers: A. B. The init daemon can be instructed to read its configuration file at any time. C. D. The init daemon only reads its configurations file during boot.mod is not the name of the module configuration file. D.html Incorrect Answers: A. The configuration file for the init daemon is /etc/inittab. The /etc/inittab file. not the /etc/conf. /etc/ups. Source is the incorrect command. Smith.oreillynet. The /etc/inittab file. Issue the init q command.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: A. B.ups file. Reference: http://www. Issue the command source /etc/inittab. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 399. /etc/conf. is used to configure the init daemon which is used start the powerd daemon. How do you institute these configuration changes without having to reboot your computer or have your users log off? A. The /etc/inittab file. Change the runlevel to single user mode. Answer: C.conf file. It is not necessary to change the runlevel. is used to configure the init daemon which is used start the powerd daemon. Page 99 of 217 . /etc/power. D.ups Answer: B. C. B. C.

LILO can be used on a floppy disk to install Linux. Tobler. Question: 275 You boot your system using LILO. It will work with other operating systems such as DOS and Windows. It can specify up to 16 different boot images. you can use the tab key to toggle between the various boot images on the system. Hold the shift key down when booting until you get a prompt. LILO will work with other operating systems such as DOS and Windows. you don't have to boot the default image. C. you cannot remember what you named them and you do not want to boot your default image. It can be used on a floppy to boot Linux. D. D. press the Alt key. You have to boot your default image and then look at the configuration file. D. You don't need to hold the shift key down whilst booting. B. Explanation: The default location for the Linux boot loader is in the Master Boot Record (MBR). press the Tab key. You need to press the tab key. LILO Page 100 of 217 . Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 213. B. New Riders. Explanation: At the LILO boot prompt. LILO -s filename D. How can you test the new configuration without installing it? A. LILO -t B. but this isn't a requirement. B. Inside Linux: Page 374. Although you have four different boot images on your system. What should you do? A. Question: 276 You have made changes to the LILO configuration file but you are not sure the changes will work. Incorrect Answers: A. C. You can choose any installed boot image. Answer: B. Incorrect Answers: A. LILO can be used to specify up to 16 different boot images. Smith. At the boot: prompt. At the boot: prompt.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 274 Which of the following statements is not true about LILO? A. C. Reference: Roderick W. not the Alt key. LILO -c filename C. Reference: Michael J. It must replace the master boot record on your hard drive. It can be located elsewhere. D. Answer: C.

Explanation: The -t option used with LILO is used to test the LILO configuration file (/etc/lilo. There is no timeout option for the lilo. Reference: Roderick W. You need the -t option to test the configuration. Add a line containing prompt=30.conf. You must then run the LILO command to activate the changes.conf Explanation: The LILO configuration file is /etc/lilo.conf file.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A. Page 101 of 217 . you need to add a line containing the word prompt to the lilo. C. The line should contain just prompt.edu/udp/admin/linux-howto. Question: 277 What is the complete name of the default configuration file for LILO? Answer: /etc/lilo. Smith. Reference: http://www-ugrad. D. Add a line containing a timeout. The LILO command without any options will install LILO without testing the configuration file. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 216. Question: 278 Part of your /etc/lilo. Explanation: To configure LILO to display a boot prompt. Add a line containing prompt.7 label=linux root=dev/dha1 You would like to start in a single user mode but you do not get a boot: prompt.cs. Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 216/7. Change the label to boot: instead of linux. You need the -t option to test the configuration. not the -c option. not the -s option. C. not prompt=30. C.b image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.conf).html Incorrect Answers: B. Answer: A.conf file to make a prompt appear every time you boot your system? A.conf file.36. Smith.colorado.0. B.0.conf file is as follows: boot=/dev/hda map=/boot/map install=/boot/boot. Incorrect Answers: B. D. What changes should you make to the /etc/lilo.

LILO loaded successfully but the kernel is corrupt.new. D. Smith. you wouldn't see any part of the work LILO during boot up. LILO could not load the map file. Question: 281 You are going to install a new hard disk in your system. you must run the lilo command to activate the changes.conf. Question: 280 When booting your system after installing LILO you see LIL. C. What could be the problem? A. shutdown -t now Page 102 of 217 . Smith. Which of the following commands will halt your system so you can install the new hardware? A. C. Rename your configuration file to /etc/lilo. you would see the word LILO during boot up. when you restart your computer you still do not have a prompt. B. shutdown -k now B. C. Reference: Roderick W. Answer: D. usually a geometry mismatch. B. usually media failure. Install the configuration changes by issuing the command /sbin/lilo. shutdown -r now D. Explanation: If you only see LIL. LILO could only complete the first stage. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 218. Answer: B. B.conf file. it means that LILO could not load the map file. If LILO loaded successfully.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D.when booting the system. Reference: Roderick W. You must not rename the configuration file. C.conf to cause a boot: prompt to show. You need to run the lilo command without any options to activate the changes. Question: 279 You have changed /etc/lilo. The label is just the displayed name of the operating system. you would see the word LI during boot up. Explanation: After making changes to the lilo. If LILO wasn't installed properly. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 634. Install the configuration changes by issuing the command /sbin/lilo -t. however. D. Incorrect Answers: A. If LILO could only complete the first stage. shutdown -h now C. Incorrect Answers: A.and then nothing happens. What should you do? A. LILO is not installed properly. D. Install the configuration changes by issuing the command /sbin/lilo -u. The -t option will test the configuration but not activate the changes.

Shutdown. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 283 You are going to reboot your system but want to warn your users to log off. The -r option would cause the system to restart. you can enter a message that will be displayed to users before the system shuts down. You cannot do this. You do not want to give him the root password. reboot D. Explanation: The shutdown -h command will shut down your system properly. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 420/1. Incorrect Answers: A. Add his username to the /etc/shutdown. Smith. D. The -t option is used to delay the shutdown. only root can run the shutdown command.allow file can shutdown the system. shutdown Answer: D. init B. Which of the following commands will send a message to the users? A. How can you accomplish this? A. but he needs to be able to shutdown the system. Explanation: When using the shutdown command.allow file. C. Add his username to the /etc/shutdown.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B.conf file. Smith. D.conf is the wrong file. Any user listed in the shutdown. Question: 282 You have a technician who will come in after hours to install new hardware in your system. It is not necessary or desirable to give the technician the root password. B.allow file contains the names of the user accounts that are permitted to shutdown the system. but would not actually shut down the system. Answer: C. B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 420/1. D. Page 103 of 217 . Incorrect Answers: A. C. The -k option would display a warning message. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. The -h option issues the halt command as part of the shutdown process. Explanation: The /etc/shutdown. Reference: Roderick W. Give him the root password and change it when you arrive the next morning. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 420/1. halt C.

allow. The files used to control host access is hosts. You could use the locate command. If a page didn't exist. B. Question: 284 You want to review the man page on the files used to control host access. you would use the / command followed by the word you were looking for. locate manpath Answer: C. The page you are looking for resides in a directory that is searched later. Explanation: You typed the command incorrectly.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: A. The page you are looking for does not exist on your system. when you enter man hosts_access you get the man page for routines used to programmatically manipulate access. B. Incorrect Answers: A. you would still get the correct page eventually. D. C. The correct command would be man hosts. What is the problem? A. You could use the grep command. Question: 285 You want to find how to set the manpath variable so you type man man. Question: 286 Page 104 of 217 . The init command does not send a message to users. find manpath C. It is used for locating files. not hosts_access. The halt command does not send a message to users. Explanation: To search for text within a man page. you wouldn't receive any man pages. /manpath D. grep manpath B. If the installation of the man pages is corrupt. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. You typed the name of the page incorrectly. however. you would get an error saying so. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 364. C. Answer: C. Find is not a man program command. The installation of man pages on your system is corrupt. If the directory was searched later. You wouldn't get a different page. B. but you would have to come out of the man program to use it. but you would have to come out of the man program to use it. the find command cannot search for text. What would you type while displaying the page to find the location where manpath is discussed? A. D. D. B. Furthermore. Smith. The reboot command does not send a message to users.allow.

-q is the wrong option to search the man pages for a specified string. D.profile file. You can only have one version of man pages installed on your system at a time.edu/depts/accc/hardware/borg/profile. D. C. Instruct the user in how to reset the MANPATH variable whenever he logs in. -c is the wrong option to search the man pages for a specified string. You would need to edit this variable to point to the Spanish man pages.profile file located in that user's home directory. You only need to set it once in the . C.profile file.config file. You need to edit the . Reference: http://www.html Incorrect Answers: A.oreillynet. Explanation: The manpath variable can be set in the . info C.config file located in that user's home directory.com/linux/cmd/a/apropos.uic. B. Reference: http://www. man -C password B. man -c password D. Question: 288 You know that the info utility provides easier to understand documentation but you have never used it. What should you do to accomplish this? A.html Incorrect Answers: A. not the man. Edit the . B. Answer: C. You can have multiple versions of man pages installed on a system. Edit the man. man -k password C.profile file and is used to instruct the man program where to look for the man pages. info help Page 105 of 217 . You type man password but you get the message that no manual entry for password exists. You have one user who wishes to use the Spanish pages rather then English ones. How can you access a tutorial on using info? A. D. man info B. Which command will find the appropriate page? A. Question: 287 You have installed an additional set of man pages but in Spanish. info info D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 You wish to find the man page that discusses how to change a password. -C is the wrong option to search the man pages for a specified string. It is unnecessary to reset the manpath variable every time the user logs in. Explanation: The man -k command is used to search the man pages for a specified string. man -q password Answer: B.

/usr/lib/HOWTO Answer: B. The info info command is used to access a tutorial on the info program. Smith. Question: 290 What does FAQ stand for? Answer: frequently asked questions Explanation: Frequently asked questions are often referred to as FAQs. D. Smith. but not display a tutorial about it. Man info would display the man pages for the info program. Explanation: Info pages are easier to understand than the sometimes complex man pages. /usr/MyApp Page 106 of 217 . Reference: Michael J. Incorrect Answers: A. Explanation: The default location for the HOWTO documents is /usr/doc/HOWTO. Question: 289 There is considerable documentation covering various tasks provided as HOWTOs. The HOWTO documents are not located in the /usr/HOWTO directory. The HOWTO documents are not located in the /etc/HOWTO directory. Info info is used to access a tutorial on the info program. Note: /usr/share/doc/HOWTO deserves attention. /etc/HOWTO B. Tobler. /usr/doc/HOWTO C. D. Where would you look for the documentation after installing an application called MyApp? A. B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 657. Reference: Roderick W. These documents are normally installed in which directory? A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 657. documentation on that application is also installed. Incorrect Answers: A. /usr/HOWTO D. Question: 291 When you install a new application. Inside Linux: Page 8. New Riders. The info command would run the info program. Info help would display documentation on the help command. The HOWTO documents are not located in the /usr/lib/HOWTO directory. Reference: Roderick W.

Where should you go to acquire the latest version? A.org. The HOWTOs can be downloaded from the Linux Documentation Project website. Application documentation is not located in the same directory where the application is installed.com C.or they may not. You don't need to order a CD. Your local Linux User Group may have a copy .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B. Answer: D.com Answer: A. /usr/doc/MyApp D.lug. B.org/ Incorrect Answers: A. Application documentation is located in the doc subdirectory of the /usr directory. Question: 293 You have a problem installing an older CD-ROM drive on one of your Linux servers. /lib/doc/MyApp C. B. You have checked the HOWTOs and FAQs but have not found your answer. Answer: C. http://www.linux-help. D.news. Your local Linux User Group should have a copy. http://www. B. Explanation: The default location for application documentation is in the /usr/doc/<application name> directory. C. Explanation: www.deja. Incorrect Answers: A. The web site for your distribution. Explanation: The Linux Documentation Project has all the latest HOWTOs. They can be found at www. The website for your distribution will have HOWTOs relating to your distribution but not all the applications that you may have installed. Reference: Roderick W. Page 107 of 217 . http://www. Linux Documentation Project.com is the Google search engine specifically designed to search for news groups. Application documentation is not located in the /lib/doc directory. Smith.com D. D. Where could you go to search the newsgroups to look for a solution? A.tldp. Question: 292 You need to update your HOWTOs.deja.com B. Reference: http://www. In the same directory where the application is installed. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 657. Linux Mall and order a new CD. C.tldp. http://www.

The whereis command does not search the entire directory tree. Explanation: The whereis command searches for files in a restricted set of directories such as standard binary file directories. Incorrect Answers: A. Explanation: Page 108 of 217 . The whereis command only searches known directories that are hard coded into the command. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 652. Since it searched the entire directory tree. You wouldn't use the whereis command to look for source files.oreillynet. Answer: whatis. You would not search for news groups at this site.com Incorrect Answers: B. What is the disadvantage of using it? A. You would not search for news groups at this site. D. Question: 294 The whereis command is helpful in finding the location of a command as well as its related man page. What command can you use to determine its purpose. You have to update the whereis database in order to keep it current. What command would you use to determine the location of the command being run? Answer: which.deja. library directories and man page directories. D.com/linux/cmd/w/which. Reference: http://www. You would not search for news groups at this site. The whereis command will not find source files located on your system. B. Smith. the whereis command can take an excessive amount of time.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. There is no whereis database to update. Answer: D. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 295 You suspect that you have two commands with the same name as the command is not producing the expected results. C. B. C.html Question: 296 You locate a command in the /bin directory but do not know what it does. Explanation: The which command is used to display the full path to the program that would be run if a specified command was issued. C.

html Incorrect Answers: A. It uses the locatedb database to answer your query. C. D. Reference: http://www. It is the same as the man -f command. B. Any kernel patches you might apply.org/cgi-bin/man-cgi?makewhatis+8 Incorrect Answers: B. It uses the whatis database. The database is updated automatically.tac. Explanation: The apropos command is similar to the whatis command in that is searches the short descriptions from the man pages for a specified string. makewhatis B. D. C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 The whatis command searches a database of short man pages to determine the purpose of a command. B. Reference: http://www. B.com/linux/cmd/w/whatis. It is the same as the man -K command. It searches the short descriptions from the man pages. Applications that are installed. not the locatedb database.eu. updatedb C. Explanation: The makewhatis command is used to update the whatis database. Answer: A. make whatisdb D. Make whatisdb is the wrong command to update the whatis database. Updatedb is the wrong command to update the whatis database.oreillynet. It is not the same as the man -f command. Question: 299 Which of the following items would not be important for you to record in your system documentation? A. Whatis only searches for a single word.oreillynet. The database is not updated automatically. Reference: http://www.com/linux/cmd/a/apropos. It is the same as the man -k command. Page 109 of 217 . not the man -K command (note the capital K). D. Answer: C.html Question: 297 What command must you run to update the database used by the whatis command? A. Question: 298 What does the apropos command do? A.

cd home C. Using as much technical language as possible when explaining what went wrong would confuse the user and would gain nothing. you will by default be taken to your home directory. Question: 301 Which of the following commands will make your home directory your working directory? A. B. B. Explanation: A directory containing instructions for using all installed applications would make a system administrator's job much easier. fix it and leave. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438. Whenever a user has a problem. Explanation: Documentation is an important part of any system administrator's job. You wouldn't leave after every problem you fixed. cd. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438. C. Reference: Roderick W. D. D. Incorrect Answers: B. What problems with the system you have had. Any installed applications should be documented. the last time each user logged on is not important and does not need to be documented. Explanation: When the cd command is used without specifying a directory. D. Answer: A. Smith.. Incorrect Answers: A. but this is not as helpful as application documentation. Use as much technical language as possible when explaining what went wrong. Answer: C. Email your user's your office hours. C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C. However. When did each user log on last? D. Create a directory containing instructions for using all installed applications. Any kernel patches should be documented. D. Question: 300 Which of the following would improve your ability to provide user support? A. Page 110 of 217 . It would be helpful for your users to know your working hours. Any system problems should be documented. cd B. cd home/username Answer: A. Reference: Roderick W. Smith.

mem will be displayed.html Question: 304 You have three files in the /home/ben/memos directory called letters. D. The cd home/username command would not take you to your home directory. tom.. The cd.oreillynet. D. Answer: ls -r /home/ben/memos/*. Question: 302 Which of the following commands will show a list of the files in your home directory including hidden files and the contents of all subdirectories? A. Tobler. How could you determine each file's type by issuing only one command? Answer: file letters tom betty Explanation: The file command is used to display a files type. ls -Af /home/username D. ls -l /home/username Answer: B. command would take you up one level in the directory tree. Inside Linux: Page 55. C.oreillynet.com/linux/cmd/l/ls. It does not display hidden files and it does not search subdirectories. The '*' is a wildcard which means that any file that ends with . You can enter multiple filenames after the file command.com/linux/cmd/l/ls. C. Question: 303 What command should you type to see all the files with an extension of 'mem' listed in reverse alphabetical order in the /home/ben/memos directory. ls -aR /home/username C. The -l command displays the files permissions. The -c option is used to list files by status change time. Reference: http://www.html Incorrect Answers: A. Incorrect Answers: B.' directory. and betty.mem Explanation: The -r option displays the files in reverse order. Explanation: The a option used with the ls command is used to display hidden files. The -A option does not search the '. New Riders. The R option makes the search recursive meaning that any subdirectories will be searched. Page 111 of 217 . ls -c home B. Reference: http://www.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: Michael J. Cd home would take you to a subdirectory of your current directory named home.

Incorrect Answers: A. B.) between the filenames to be combined.com/linux/cmd/f/file. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 654. It cannot be used to change the contents of a file (although it can add append data to a file). Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 654. cat tom. Reference: Roderick W. The most common use of the cat command is to display the contents of a file. C. Question: 306 Which of the following cannot be accomplished with the cat command? A. You can combine multiple files into one file or append information to a file with the cat command. Reference: Roderick W. ls tom betty > friends B.html Question: 305 Which of the following commands will combine the contents of the files tom and betty into a new file called friends? A. not the ls command. more tom betty > friends D. not the more command. Explanation: The cat command is typically used to display the contents of a file. Create a new file.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. You need the cat command. B. Explanation: You can use the redirection operator (>) with the cat command to combine multiple files into one file. You can create a new file with the cat <filename> command. C. Display the contents of a file. D. Incorrect Answers: A. There is no semi-colon (. cat betty > friends Answer: B. You need the cat command. Smith. Change the contents of a file. Append information to another file. tr Page 112 of 217 . cat tom betty > friend C.oreillynet. page C. less B. Answer: D. C. Question: 307 Which of the following commands will display a file one screen at a time? A. D. Smith.

C. Answer: C. Explanation: The less command will display the contents of a file one screen at a time.html Incorrect Answers: B. Network file system daemon.The head command is used to print the first ten lines of a specified file.oreillynet. cat Answer: A. Reference: http://www. Tr is used to translate characters. The Server Message Block daemon provides this service. log is not a valid command. Explanation: Server Message Blocks (SMBs) are used by Windows clients for network communications. D. File transfer protocol daemon. It does not display the contents of a file one screen at a time. The tail command is used to display the last ten lines of a specified file. What command should you use? A.com/linux/cmd/l/less. There is no page command.com/linux/cmd/cmd. Explanation: less is a program for paging through files or other output.oreillynet. head C. tail B. B. Syslog daemon. C. Server message block daemon. Reference: http://www.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. log Answer: C. The cat command is used to display the contents of files but it will scroll down to the bottom of the file. Which of the following must be installed for this server? A.csp?path=l/less Incorrect Answers: A. You want to watch the messages as they are being written to the log. D. D. Question: 309 A customer needs a Linux server to act as a Microsoft Windows NT server. B. less D. Reference: Page 113 of 217 . Question: 308 You are debugging a new application that is crashing.

but nothing is printing out. B. Which command would she use to accomplish this? A.com/linux/cmd/l/lpc. lprm Answer: A. Question: 311 Which command enables a user to make a newly created shell script executable? A. lpc B. It accepts print jobs submitted by the lpr command. lpr C. D: The lprm command is used to remove specific print jobs from print queues. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 354. The Network File System daemon is used for communication between Linux computers. She has sent several jobs to the printer.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Roderick W. She wants to power cycle the printer. chmod +x <filename> D. The File Transfer Protocol daemon is commonly used for transferring files across the internet. Explanation: The 'lpc clean all <printername> command is used to remove files that cannot be printed from the specified printer queues.com/linux/cmd/c/chmod. Page 114 of 217 . Incorrect Answers: A.oreillynet. Reference: http://www. The print jobs must be specified by job number which can be obtained using the lpq command. but does not want the extra jobs to print out when it comes back online.oreillynet. B: The chown command is used to change the owner of a file. Question: 310 A user is having problems printing to the network printer. Smith. not to make it executable. The +x option keeps the existing permissions and adds the execute permission. The 'lpc restart all <printername>' is used to restart the printer daemons on the specified printers. The syslog daemon is used to log system messages. lpd D. The chmod command is used to change the access mode (permission) of the file. C: Lpd is the line printer daemon. D: /configure <filename> is not the correct command. chown +x <filename> C.html Incorrect Answers A: /<filename> is not the correct command. Explanation: To make a script executable. /<filename> B. D. Reference: http://www. /configure <filename> Answer: C.html Incorrect Answers B: The lpr command is used to send print jobs to a print queue. you need to add the execute permission to the file.

killall -9 1010 D.gz Answer: B. you should use the tar command to uncompress the files. Which of the following commands will kill the process? A. You can change the runlevel by issuing the 'init <runlevel> command (in this case 'init 1'). init 1 C. untar -xzf update. Explanation: Single user mode is known as runlevel 1. The x option is used to extract the files.tar. C: The file was created with the tar utility which called the gzip utility to compress the files.tar. Which of the following commands would be the best way to uncompress this file? A. Explanation: A file with the tar. gzip -p update. you should use the tar command to uncompress the files.tar. Reference: http://www. kill 1010 B.gz". D: Untar is not the correct command. su "kill 1010" C.gz B.gz C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 312 An administrator who logged in as a standard user needs to kill process 1010 that was started by the root user. su -single Answer: B. Question: 314 How could an administrator switch to single-user mode without rebooting the system? A. Page 115 of 217 . The filename is "update. Therefore. su -c "kill 1010" Answer: D Question: 313 The administrator for a Linux server needs to update the system and downloads the required patch.com/linux/cmd/t/tar.tar. init 0 B.gz D. you should use the tar command. gunzip -update. Therefore. To uncompress the file.html Incorrect Answers A: The file was created with the tar utility which called the gzip utility to compress the files.tar. cd /single D. The tar utility is used to 'tar' multiple files into one archive and the gzip utility is used to compress the files. The z option is used to invoke gzip to uncompress the files and the f <filename> option is used to specify the filename.oreillynet.gz extension has been processed by two programs. tar -xzf update.

Runlevel 0 is used to halt the system. it will append it to a file (in this case.html Incorrect Answers A: Init 0 will change the system to runlevel 0. ls /tmp && DoNotCreateBackup C. B: && is not a valid command redirector. ls /tmp || DoNotCreateBackup B. Reference: http://www.oreillynet. stop | back 6894 C. bk nmap:6894 D. The nice command is used to run a process with a lower priority. Question: 316 The following is the output from a ps command: PID TTY TIME CMD 1054 pts/1 00:00:00 bash 6894 pts/1 00:00:00 nmap 7123 pts/1 00:00:00 ps The nmap process has been taking up too much processing power. the lowest priority is 19 and the highest is 1. a file named DoNotCreateBackup). What command can be used to run nmap with less resources? A. Question: 315 An administrator needs to append the list of files in the /tmp directory to the existing file "DoNotCreateBackup". The -n19 option will lower the priority of the process. bg nmap B. Explanation: The Kill command is used to kill the process.netti. When using the nice command.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. D: Su -single will attempt to switch to a user named single. D: :: is not a valid command redirector.htm Incorrect Answers A: || is not a valid command redirector.hu/doc/LinuxShellScript/rpf. ">>" will take the output of the ls /tmp command and instead of displaying it on screen. Page 116 of 217 . CTRL-Q. ls /tmp :: DoNotCreateBackup Answer: C. What command would accomplish this goal? A. Explanation: The >> symbols represent a command redirector. Kill 6894 : nice -n19 nmap <arguments> Answer: D.com/linux/cmd/i/init. C: Cd /single will change to a directory named /single. ls /tmp >> DoNotCreateBackup D. The default 'niceness' is 10.

However. C: CTRL-Q. Question: 318 The current working directory is /var/spool/Tom/ip. Answer: B. Explanation: Telnet is used to access remote systems. ftp B.html Incorrect Answers Page 117 of 217 . What does the command "cd~" do? A. telnet D. Returns the user to the root directory. which is why your home directory is sometimes known as your login directory. Returns the user to their home directory.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-7.oreillynet. B: Ping is used to test IP connectivity. Question: 317 The system administrator wants to connect to his servers remotely to create a new user.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. Your home directory is the default directory you are taken to when you log in.com/linux/cmd/t/telnet. Which of the following commands can be used? A.oreillynet. B: Stop | back is not the correct command. it doesn't lower the priority of the process. C.com/linux/cmd/n/nice. ping C. Explanation: The 'cd~' command is the same as the 'cd' command in that it will return you to your home directory.3-Manual/getting-started-guide/s1-navigatingcd. Reference: http://www. B. Keeps the user in their current directory. D: Traceroute is another utility used to test IP connectivity by tracing the route to a remote host. Reference: http://www.html Incorrect Answers A: FTP is used to transfer files using the FTP (File Transfer Protocol). bk is not the correct command.redhat. traceroute Answer: C.html Incorrect Answers A: The bg command is used to run a process in the background. Telnet is the user interface that communicates with another host using the Telnet protocol. Commands entered into a telnet console are executed on the remote system. Returns the user to the parent directory of "ip". (CTRL-Q is often used to turn all output stopped on screen back on). D.

C. you would enter the command: cd. What needs to be done? A. Smith. B. Question: 320 Why would setting up separate file systems for /home and /var be appropriate? A. The drive has been partitioned and formatted with the ext2 file system. Page 118 of 217 . Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 243. C: The cd command is used to 'change directory'. D: /var is not used to store old applications. Answer: A. She is complaining that the new drive must be mounted manually every time the computer is booted. B. Question: 321 A customer has installed a new IDE hard drive in a Linux system. Explanation: The /etc/group file contains a list of all the groups and the members of each group. Reference: http://www. D: To go to the parent directory of the ip directory (in other words. Explanation: The /var directory contains 'variable' system data such as log files. Use a utility to edit fstab. /etc/group D. Question: 319 Which Linux file shows which users have access to which groups? A. not the /usr directory. Guests accounts included in /var are separated from user accounts kept in /home.html Incorrect Answers B: Quota overruns would not cause a system failure.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A: To go to the root directory. Incorrect Answers A: The group file is in the /etc directory. It does not keep you in the current directory. Add the proper drive module to the kernel. /usr/users C.mandrakeuser.org/docs/basics/bfiles2. The system is not subject to failure from log file or user quota overruns. It is a good idea to keep this data separate from the users' personal data stored in their home directories. D: /etc/users does not contain group information. or cd /var/spool/Tom. C: There are no guest accounts in the /var directory. Reference: Roderick W. Users can access /home for their personal applications and /var can store old applications. to go up one level).. /usr/group B. Administrators can separate user files from business files. /etc/users Answer: C. you would have to enter the command: cd /. D. B: /usr/users does not contain group information.

html Incorrect Answers A: Searching the distribution documentation CD (if there is one) would be a long way of doing it. View the HOWTO pages on the Web browser. Explanation: The fstab file contains information about the filesystems. C. Answer: A. To display information about the route command.local B. inetd. Page 119 of 217 . D. However. Which of the following resources is the quickest means of finding examples of correct usage? A. B: The HOWTO pages are very useful. Smith. Use the built-in help pages by typing "help route". Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 400/1. D. Change the runlevel to reflect the number of partitions in the system. Use the built-in manual pages by typing "man route". Search the distribution documentation CD. Incorrect Answers B: No drive module needs to be added to the kernel as the filesystem can be mounted manually. D: It is not necessary to change the runlevel. you would type 'man route'. The manual pages contain information about various commands including the syntax and the correct usage for each command.oreillynet. C: The 'help' pages are known as manual pages and can be accessed using the 'man' command. B. using the man pages is quicker. rc.bashrc C. You can access the manual pages using the 'man' command. Question: 322 A technician discovers that the route command is being used incorrectly. Question: 323 A user wants to have a custom software daemon run each time the system starts.conf D. Explanation: Every system has manual pages installed by default. Where could this be configured? A. Add the drive information to the /dev directory. C: The drive information must already be in the /dev directory as the filesystem can be mounted manually. not the help command. Answer: D. Reference: http://www. /etc/profile Answer: A. Reference: Roderick W. This information includes who can mount the filesystems and whether the filesystem should be mounted automatically at system bootup.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C. ~/.com/linux/cmd/m/man.

To automate editing system configuration files.oreillynet. C: Inetd.local file exists in the /etc directory or a script subdirectory such as /etc/rc. Answer: B Explanation: Page 120 of 217 .conf is used to configure the inet daemon.html Incorrect Answers A: The dd utility cannot be used to locate system log files. The boot sector is corrupt and needs to be replaced.local is a startup script that can be configured to start processes or daemons when the system boots up. C. the computer reported that there are problems with inodes and blocks. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 394. Explanation: The 'dd' utility is used to take input from an input file (IF) and output to an output file (OF). C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: Rc. Inetd starts server processes when they are requested. it is better to use the rc. Incorrect Answers B: The bashrc file is used to set environment variables for the BASH shell. The rc. To automate access to system hardware information. Smith. Inetd could be used to start the custom daemon. Answer: D. It is not used to start daemons. B. C: Editing system configuration files cannot be automated because the configuration information would be different each time. D. What is the problem. D. The partition table has become corrupt and needs to be repaired.com/linux/cmd/d/dd. To locate and access system log files. It is not used to start daemons.d. but it won't start the daemon until it receives a request for it. Reference: Roderick W. and therefore should be manually entered into the files. B. Reference: http://www. Question: 325 At boot time. and how is it corrected? A. For this reason. Question: 324 For which of the following reasons could the dd utility be used? A. The file system has become corrupt and needs to be repaired. You could use this to read information about hardware by taking input from the hardware configuration files and output this information to a single file.local file. B: The dd utility cannot be used to create a Linux system disk. D: The /etc/profile file is used to set defaults for environment variables. The drive is configured using an improper file system and needs to be reformatted. To create a bootable Linux system disk.

Explanation: Passwords are case sensitive. tftp B. and the state of the socket. B: It is possible that the keyboard is faulty. netstat Answer: D. the port number.html Incorrect Answers A: If the boot sector was corrupt.ca/faqs/section4. This can be caused by improperly shutting down the machine. Reference: http://theory. Question: 326 A user is attempting to login to a Linux machine but her password keeps getting rejected.html Incorrect Answers Page 121 of 217 . Reboot the machine. Replace the keyboard. lsport C. The -t option with Netstat is used to display just the TCP ports. You should use a disk repair utility such as fsck to attempt to recover the filesystem. it will print the protocol. but it is more likely that the Caps Lock is on.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 If you get errors about inodes and blocks during system boot up. Answer: D.uwinnipeg. the most likely problem is that you have a corrupted file system. The most common cause of logon failure due to a rejected password is the keyboard Caps Lock being on. the system would not be able to find the partitions. For all active sockets. B. D. the number of bytes waiting to be received. Incorrect Answers A: Restarting the machine won't affect someone's ability to log on if their password is wrong. C. Therefore. you would not get errors related to a corrupted filesystem because the filesystem hasn't been read yet. Which of the following commands should be used? A.com/linux/cmd/n/netstat. the remote address and port. This would not result in inode or block error messages. Which of the following actions should be done first to try to solve the problem? A. the number of bytes to be sent. C: If the partition table had become corrupt. the boot loader would not be able to run.oreillynet. Reference: http://www. Check to see if root can login. Check to see if <Caps Lock> is on. minicom D. Question: 327 A customer wants to determine which TCP ports are in use on his Linux server. C: You would check to see if root can log in if you were sure you're password is correct and the Caps Lock is off. Explanation: Netstat is a TCP/IP command used to show the network status.

B: The dmesg utility can be used to display boot messages. it still doesn't necessarily mean that the backup was unsuccessful. D. If the tape media proves to be faulty or the restore fails.log file will contain all the messages displayed at boot time (plus any other system messages). Page 122 of 217 . Which of the following is the LEAST helpful in determining that a successful backup was performed? A. but that wouldn't guarantee that the backup was successful. View the log file. examine /var/log/boot. to display the currently running processes. B: Performing a test restore is a good way of testing a successful backup. The tape drive may pass the diagnostics. D. not to display TCP port information. The ps -ax command will display all currently running processes. not TCP ports. B: Lsport is used to list printer ports. examine /var/log/dmesg and run "ps -e". However.oreillynet. Answer: C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A: TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) is used to transfer files.log and run "ps -ax". B.com/linux/cmd/p/ps. Question: 328 An operator is concerned that errors occurred during the last tape backup.html Incorrect Answers A: /boot does not contain the messages displayed at boot time.d and run "whatis -x". B. Answer: D Explanation: The /var/log/boot. C: Minicom is a utility used for connection modem dial up connections. examine /etc/init. Run a diagnostic of the tape drive. If the tape drive failed the diagnostics. you need to use the ax options with the ps command. the first thing you should do it to check the log files. then you would know that the backup was unsuccessful. This will include the services being started at boot time. Inspect the tape media with appropriate utilities. You should also test the backup by performing a test restore and inspect the tape media. C. Running a diagnostic of the tape drive is probably the least helpful of the answers given. C. D: Inspecting the tape media should be done as tapes do wear out after a while. How should he look for this information? A. Question: 329 A customer wants to identify all of the services that were initially loaded by his server upon boot and compare these with services that are currently running. Reference: http://www. examine /boot and run "ps-ef". Incorrect Answers A: Viewing the log file is the first thing you should do. Explanation: If you are concerned about possible errors during a backup operation. Perform a test restore.

Answer: C. How could an administrator verify that HTTP services are running after a default installation? A.html#RPM Incorrect Answers A: "rpm -initdb" is used to build a new database. D: /var/messages is the wrong file to verify that the service started. Page 123 of 217 . D. B: The 'restart httpd' command incorrect. B. C. not about processes. Run "restart httpd".rpm What is the best way to solve the problem? A. C. 'Httpd restart' would restart the httpd process. Explanation: The ps aux command is used to list all currently running processes.com/linux/cmd/p/ps. Reference: http://www. Explanation: The error stated in the question is usually caused by another instance of rpm already running. Run "rpm -rebuilddb". This information would be in /var/log/boot. Run "rpm -initdb". This is not necessary.log.html Incorrect Answers A: The finger command is used to display information about users. The grep http command will take the output from the ps aux command and search it for any occurrences of 'http'. Answer: D. Check whether a second instance of rpm is already running.oreillynet. View /var/messages to verify that the service started. Copy the package to the directory /var/lib/rpm/. Question: 331 The administrator uses the rpm command to install a new software package but he gets the following error message: cannotget exclusive lock on database error:cannot open /var/lib/rpm/packages. Reference: http://www. Run "ps aux | grep http". then you know that http is running. Killing the other rpm instance should solve the problem. B. Run "finger http".yolinux. If any occurrences of http are found.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C: Whatis is not used to display the currently running processes. Question: 330 A user is trying to connect to a system via HTTP.com/TUTORIALS/LinuxTutorialSysAdmin. but it isn't used to tell you if the process is currently running. D. The output of this command is then handed to the grep command using the pipe (|) redirector.

htm Incorrect Answers A: The whereis command is used to locate the binary file and man pages for a command. C: The error "cannot open /var/lib/rpm/packages. Answer: D.html http://www. The hard drive is not functioning properly. D. but has failed to execute it. This indicates that LILO is installed.netti. Page 124 of 217 . What does this indicate? A. D: This command would almost work but it is a long way of doing it.hu/doc/LinuxShellScript/rpf.txt D .linuxpeople.oreillynet. B.txt B . it is unlikely that the first stage of LILO (LI) would be able to run. Explanation: If LI is displayed during bootup.find /etc/passwd bob >> bob_groups. This may solve the problem but it is not the first thing you should try.cd /etc. LILO is not installed.grep bob /etc/group > bob_groups. The only thing wrong with the command is that is has two redirectors together ( | followed by >).rpm" suggests that the package exists in the directory. C: If the hard drive wasn't functioning properly.txt will be created if it doesn't already exist. cat groups | grep bob | vi > bob_groups.cc/howto/liloerrorshowto. The output of this command is placed into a file name bob_groups.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B: "rpm -rebuilddb" is used to rebuild an existing database.htm?link Incorrect Answers A: LI was displayed.txt C . the file bob_groups. Explanation: The grep command is used to search files for occurrences of a string . you would get an error saying it couldn't find the file. Reference: http://www. it indicates that the first stage boot loader was able to load the second stage boot loader. not to find occurrences of a string within a file.where is bob >> bob_groups. Reference: http://www.com/linux/cmd/g/grep.in this case bob in the /etc/group file. Question: 333 A Linux system boots up with only "LI" instead of LILO. The second stage bootloader was unable to start.txt using the > command redirector. Question: 332 What is the quickest way to create a file that lists all the groups to which the user 'bob' belongs? A . C: The find command is used to find files. The video driver is corrupted. Otherwise. B: LI being displayed has nothing to do with the video driver. Using the > redirector.txt Answer: B. C.

The kernel swapped the identification of the NICs causing neither to operate properly. We need to see the error messages generated before the reboot.log D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 334 A system with an existing Linux installation has an onboard network interface already configured as 'eth0' that is functioning properly. A motherboard defect caused both cards to stop functioning properly. Incorrect Answers A: Both network cards have link lights. messages Answer: D ? Explanation: The boot. What is the problem? A. Smith. /var/log/messages would be the first file to look at to determine the problem.log file contains system messages. the correct drivers are installed and are supported by the kernel. B: Dmesg displays the kernel messages displayed at bootup. D: It is very unlikely that the kernel would swap the identification of the NICs. however. Both devices have link lights. Which of the following files can be viewed to try to determine the problem? A. D. B. There is no error message generated. C. wtmp B. boot. dmesg C. it is unlikely to be a motherboard problem. An IP conflict between the cards caused networking services to fail at boot. Answer: C. B: It is possible to run an onboard and expansion NIC in the same PC. After the network services are restarted. Incorrect Answers A: The wtmp file contains information about logins. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 609. Examining this file might give some indication of the problem. /var/log/messages would be the first file to look at to determine the problem. C: The boot. Explanation: The most likely cause of the problem is that both network cards are configured with the same IP address thus causing a conflict. Reference: Roderick W. Therefore. neither network interface device has network connectivity. A PCI network interface card is inserted into an empty PCI slot and configured as 'eth1'. Question: 335 The server has been rebooted after a kernel panic. Question: 336 Using which of the following commands creates a risk of destroying data on a mounted file system? Page 125 of 217 .log file may contain some indication of the problem. The /var/log/messages file will contain error messages generated by the kernel before the machine was rebooted. It is not possible to run an onboard and expansion NIC in the same PC. Therefore.

Question: 337 What is the first step in troubleshooting a system problem? A. Reference: http://www.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. and what the possible cause of the problem could be. D. B. D: You need to know the cause of the problem so that you know what configuration changes to make. Creating a new filesystem over an existing filesystem will destroy the data on the existing filesystem. it is not as dangerous at the mkfs command. It would not cause the loss of data on a mounted filesystem. When you know the cause of the problem. fsck B. It would not cause the loss of data. Explanation: The mkfs command is used to create a filesystem on a hardware device such as a hard disk or a mount point. Question: 338 Which of the following is NOT a valid SCSI connector? Page 126 of 217 . Try to modify the configuration files. Answer: A.oreillynet. C: The mount command is used to mount a filesystem. setserial Answer: B. mount D. C. Make a hypothesis about a solution. Although this can cause problems if the filesystem is mounted as read only. Running this command on a filesystem that is already mounted would just generate an error message. C: You need to know the cause of the problem before you can try to find a solution to the problem.html Incorrect Answers A: Fsck (file system checker) is used to check the file system for errors. Collect information. D: Setserial is a program designed to set and/or report the configuration information associated with a serial port. Incorrect Answers B: You need to know the cause of the problem before you can test a solution to the problem. Test a possible solution. you can try to find a solution to the problem. mkfs C.com/linux/cmd/m/mkfs. Explanation: The first step in troubleshooting should always be to collect information about the problem. This information can determine whether the problem is hardware or software related.

co.com/HD-DB-15.orcalogic. Reference: http://www. SIPP Answer: B. D: This is a 50 pin Centronics connector. Reference: http://www.nullmodem.uk/Products/Products.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C.html http://www. Explanation: This is a DB15 connector commonly used to connect to VGA monitors. Question: 339 Exhibit: Which of the following types of memory modules is shown in the exhibit? A. SIMM B. DIMM C.net/html/scsi_connecters.ramelectronics.htm Incorrect Answers A: This is a DB 25 connector.htm Page 127 of 217 . Explanation: The exhibit shows a 168 pin DIMM. B: This is an HD 68 connector. RIMM D.

operating systems. C: Squid is a web proxy program. However. Modem Card C. D: This is not a SIPP. Which of the following hardware components is required? A. Smith. Question: 340 What Linux service is responsible for exporting and importing directories with another system on a network? A. Exportfs Answer: A.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/nfs. Incorrect Answers A: A SCSI card is required if you have SCSI devices.html Incorrect Answers B: TFTP (trivial file transfer protocol) is used to transfer files across a network. It is not used for exporting or importing directories. SCSI Card B. NFS B. D: Exportfs is a command used to export directories. you will need a graphics card otherwise known as a video card. C: This is not a RIMM.org/doc/en_US. it is the NFS service that is responsible for the exporting and importing of directories.freebsd. Explanation: Gnome and KDE provide graphical desktop environments for Linux computers. Page 128 of 217 . Video Card D. It is not used for exporting or importing directories. The NFS protocol is designed to be portable across different machines. and transport protocols.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers A: This is not a SIMM. Network Card Answer: C. Squid D. tftp C. To use these graphical desktop environments. network architectures. Reference: http://www. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 341 A medium-sized business wants to use GNOME or KDE. Explanation: The NFS service (Network File Service) is used to share directories on a network. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 145. The Network Filesystem (NFS) protocol provides transparent remote access to shared files across networks. It is not needed to enable the use of Gnome or KDE.

Reference: http://linas.html Incorrect Answers A: A proxy server is used to provide an internet connection and web caching functionality. Reference: http://www. therefore. It is not needed to enable the use of Gnome or KDE. Squid C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B: A modem card is required if you want a dial up connection (to an ISP for example). It is not used to store customer information. Database Server C. It is not needed to enable the use of Gnome or KDE. BIND B. Proxy Server B. C: Xinetd is the Linux 'superserver'. What service needs to be added to the network to fix this issue? A. Explanation: BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Daemon) is a common type of DNS service. Explanation: A database is used to store information. In this question. D: A network card is required if you want to connect to a LAN (local area network). DNS is used to map hostnames to IP addresses.org/products/BIND/ Incorrect Answers B: Squid is a web proxy program. Question: 342 A customer installed a new intranet in their company. However. A database server is a network server hosting a database.isc. Application Server Answer: B. Pinging the server's IP address from a client is successful. It is used to start services on a Linux computer.org/linux/db. Connection attempts from the clients to the hosts generate "unknown host" errors. Page 129 of 217 . that can be accessed by workstations on the network. a common use of a database is to store customer information. Question: 343 A client requires a system that is able to store all of his customer records and records of transactions. You are unable to ping the hostname which means you have a name resolution problem. but the new network is not working. This information could be about anything. What type of server should the client implement? A. portmap Answer: A. you can ping the server's IP address. It is not used for name resolution. Adding the DNS service (BIND) to the network will solve this problem. xinetd D. Messaging Server D. you have network connectivity. D: Portmap is used with NFS to mount filesystems.

the hardware (MAC) address. B. D: The ifconfig command displays information about the active interface including packets received/sent. It is easier to use the top command to display just the most CPU-intensive processes. Ip address B. However. Answer: D. If a process is using an excessive amount of CPU time. Question: 344 Which of the following information is NOT returned by ifconfig on a machine connected to an Ethernet network? A. Question: 345 The system administrator notices that the system is running slow.com/linux/cmd/t/top. The information includes the IP address.com/linux/cmd/i/ifconfig.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C: A messaging server is used to provide messaging functionality on a network. B: The ps a command will list all running processes. Use the command "jobs" to give a constantly updated list of CPU-intensive processes. Page 130 of 217 .oreillynet. killing or restarting the process may improve system performance. However. Use the command "renice" to show the processes with the highest priority.oreillynet. C: The 'jobs' command to not display a constantly updated list of CPU-intensive processes. Use the command "ps a" to list the top five processes with the highest priority.html Incorrect Answers A: The renice command can be used to adjust the priority of a process. Explanation: The ifconfig command is used to configure a network interface or to obtain information about the network interface. D: An application server is used to provide access to applications to workstations on a network. it does not display the processes with the highest priority. Computer hostname D. it does not display the hostname of the computer. What should be done to find the processes that are using the most resources? A. It is not used to store customer information.html Incorrect Answers A: The ifconfig command displays the IP address. Explanation: The 'top' command is used to display information (frequently refreshed) about the most CPUintensive processes currently running. Mac address C. D. Reference: http://www. C. B: The ifconfig command displays the MAC address. Use the command "top" to give a real-time updated list of processes ranked by CPU usage. It is not used to store customer information. Reference: http://www. Active network interface Answer: C. and the active network interface.

Smith. This will display information such as the installed files for the package. The v and h options are used to display a series of pound signs (#) to indicate the progress of the installation/upgrade. fdisk -l Answer: D.rpm B. The -l option is used to display information about all the hard disk partitions.rpm D. rpm -ivh package-update-3.5. Incorrect Answers A: The qa options are used to query the installed packages. fdisk C.8. Reference: http://www. However.rt. It is not used to display partition information.com/man/fdisk.i386. Which of the following commands can be included in the script which directly relates to enhancing and checking the system security? Page 131 of 217 . a package with the same name must not already exist on the system.5. rpm-Uvh package-update-3. rpm -qa package-update-3. It is not used to display partition information. C: Fsck is used to check the filesystem for errors. fsck -l D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 178/9. Question: 348 An assistant network administrator has just been assigned the task of performing a daily check of the security system. The fdisk command on it's own does not display partition information. when using the i option to install a package. C: The i option is used to install a package. Question: 347 Which of the following can be used to apply the package "package-update-3.5. Explanation: The fdisk command is used to create/view hard disk partitions. fsck B.html Incorrect Answers A: Fsck is used to check the filesystem for errors.5.rpm" to the original rpm package? A. listing various options.5i386 rpm C. Explanation: The U option used with rpm is used to install a package or upgrade an existing package.rpm Answer: B. B: The fdisk command with no options will start a menu driven program. Reference: Roderick W.i386. D: Update is not the correct option to upgrade the package.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 346 Which of the following commands is used to obtain the summary of hard disk partitions? A. A script will be created that will be executed daily as a cron job. rpm --update package-update-3.i386.i396.

The output of the search is appended to a file called /var/log/daily with the >> redirector. B. What does this indicate? A. It cannot be used to enhance security. This would result in a list of every file on the system. The user is required to change the password at next login. Explanation: Documenting work performed on a server is very important for troubleshooting purposes. The user account is disabled. B: The chmod command is used to change the permissions on files (in this case. A list of user accounts can be obtained at any time. Reference: http://www. The system is using shadow passwords. This doesn't improve security.intersectalliance. Question: 349 An administrator needs to maintain a log of work performed on a Linux server.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. just noting any file system errors would suffice.0. It is often helpful to know the exact version of your hardware drivers. Answer: A. Documenting the actual passwords is definitely not recommended. However. D. This can be a security risk as it could give an intruder root access to your system. grep -Ril root /ect/* >> /var/log/daily Answer: C. Question: 350 The /etc/passwd file for a Linux system has an "x" in the second field. chmod -R 4000 / >> /var/log/daily C. D: Documenting file system check times could be useful as it could indicate a deteriorating hard disk. D. The user is configured for X login. C. D: This command would search every file in /etc/ for an occurrence of the word root.com/projects/LinuxConfig/LinuxConfig-4. Incorrect Answers B: Documenting updates to user passwords is not necessary. This will make it easier for an administrator to know if he/she has the most recent version of the drivers. B. find / -perm 4000 >> /var/log/daily D. find /-name * >> /var/log/daily B. New users added to the system. C: Documenting new users is not necessary. Updates of user passwords.html Incorrect Answers A: This command would search / (the root directory) for any (*) filename and list the output in the /var/log/daily file. You can use the find / -perm 4000 command to search for setuid files. Which of the following written records is the most important to maintain? A. Explanation: Setuid executable files can be run as the file owner rather than the user running the file. Updates to hardware drivers. Page 132 of 217 . C. every file on the system). File system check times and results.

Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 273. Run logcp at each server. Log in as superuser and delete the files manually. What is the industry-recommended method to do this? A. Make a new crontab while logged in as root. Specify the administrators workstation as the destination and "*" for which log files to forward. she should make a new crontab while logged in as root. D. Create a script on each server to analyze each of the log files on the server and forward important information to the administrator's workstation. D: The x does not mean the user is required to change the password at next login. B. B: The x does not mean the account is configured for an X login. Incorrect Answers A: If she used a shell script. Write a shell script to remove the files. To ensure she has the necessary permissions. the password field would contain a '*'. C: Deleting the files manually is unnecessary. Explanation: Page 133 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C. D. she would still need the necessary permissions to delete the files. C. B. Smith. Answer: B. Explanation: To delete the files. Others place the encrypted password in this field. However. Answer: B. This will make the cron job run with root permissions. Question: 351 A user creates a cron job that deletes all files in /tmp and /var/tmp on her home machine each night. What can she do so the cron job performs correctly? A. Linux distributions that use shadow password files typically place an 'x' in this field. C. she must have the necessary permissions on all the files. Explanation: The second field is the password field. Question: 352 A system administrator of a 200-server network wants to simplify routine monitoring of log files on each server. she notices several days later that some of the files have not been deleted. Reference: Roderick W.conf file on each server so log files are forwarded to 'loghost'. D: Editing the crontab won't make the cron job run with root permissions. Edit her user crontab while logged in as superuser. Incorrect Answers A: If the user account was disabled. Create a script on the administrator's workstation to attach to each server and copy its log files to the local drive. Create a new server called 'loghost'. Modify the syslog. and successfully delete all the files.

. C: The '. Someone must have created it. C: Editing the login files will not enable a user to run a program as root. if the root user owns the file. Edit the users ". Question: 353 A user tells the administrator that he has found the entry ". However.. You can modify the syslog.. Which of the following actions should the administrator take and why? A. Page 134 of 217 .. the syntax in this answer is incorrect. Smith. you should use a central logging server.." is an indication of possible file corruption... the file will run with root permissions when any user runs the file. and tells Linux to run the program with the permissions of whoever owns the files. Explanation: The './run_file -su root". Question: 354 Users on a machine need to run the command run_file that requires superuser permissions in order to write to other files. B. Incorrect Answers A: The su command is used to 'switch user' and open a shell with the permissions of that user. D...login" files. B: The chroot command is not used to run a command as root.. C: This would have to be done every time you wanted the logs copied to your machine. Answer: B. Lock the directory and examine its contents to determine if this is a security risk. Answer: D. Run " . Incorrect Answers A: You shouldn't store important log files on a workstation. Leave the directory as it is because the ". Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 254. Change run_fileto a SUID command.conf file on each server to configure the servers to save their log files on the central logging server.' (2 dots) refers to the parent directory.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 To simplify the monitoring of log files." was created by a normal system process at login.. Which of the following will allow that to happen? A." in his home directory. C.' directory is not created by default. Leave the directory as it is because ". Incorrect Answers A: '. you should lock the directory and examine its contents to determine if this is a security risk. C.' does not refer to the parent directory. Explanation: The Set User ID (SUID) option is used in conjunction with executable files. B... D. rather than with the permissions of whoever runs the file." refers to the parent directory. D: It would be difficult to define 'important information' in a script.. Run fsck on the /home partition because the ".' directory isn't created by a process at login. Reference: Roderick W. Use the chrootcommand. Therefore. For example.. and he did not create this entry..' directory doesn't indicate possible file system corruption. '.. D: A '.

B: I don't know if there is an 'Update Protection Utility'. if the utility exists. D: Zcat is not used to compressed files. Files and kernels cannot be saved because the updates will permanently overwrite the originals by default to eliminate the possibility of version conflicts. D. Explanation: The best way to preserve the original version of a file or kernel is to make a backup of it. Use zcat to compress all of the files and then tar to create an archive. Explanation: Tar is the best utility to use to create an archive containing multiple files. which is saved in /usr/src. Use gunzip to create a compressed form for each file. The command to copy a file is 'cp'. Now he would like to backup the programs to his home computer by creating a compressed archive and then using ftp to transfer the data to his computer at home. C. The easiest way to create a backup of a file is to make a copy of it. when issued. D: Files and kernels can be preserved by making a backup copy of them. Edit the /etc/profile/changelog file and add the filename or kernel version to be backed up.com/linux/cmd/c/cp. Reference: http://www.html Incorrect Answers A: Gunzip is used to uncompress files.oreillynet. B.html Incorrect Answers A: Editing the /etc/profile/changelog won't preserve an original copy of a file. B. Answer: C. B: Zcat is not used to create an archive. Question: 357 Which of the following commands. Use tar with the "z" option to create a compressed archive in one step. C. D. not to compress them.bak". Which of the following is the best way to do this? A.com/linux/cmd/t/tar. Use the upu. From the directory containing the file to be backed up. Use zcat to create an archive and use gzip to compress the archive. Answer: C. Question: 356 How can an original file or kernel be preserved before being updated or patched on a Linux system? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 355 A user has accumulated over 500 MB of programs stored in 25 directories. it is still not the easiest way to preserve an original copy of a file.oreillynet. The z option invokes the gzip utility to compress the files as part of the archive creation process. It is used to list the contents of an archive. Reference: http://www. the Update Protection Utility in X to protect the original file or kernel. type "cp <original file or kernel name> <original file or kernel name>. It is used to list the contents of an archive. However. protects a file named classic from being deleted by root? Page 135 of 217 .

The root user will kill all of the processes that were started by root. The hard disk partitioning step. Question: 358 You are installing the Linux operating system on a computer. chattr +c classic B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. Squid Answer: C. B. You want the Linux installation program to search for bad blocks.M. Question: 359 Which of the following lines of text. chmod 000 classic D. The Linux Loader (LILO) configuration step. 2 5 * * 1 cleanup Answer: C. BIND C. 5 2 1 1 * cleanup C. D. chmod a-rwx classic Answer: B. Which steps in the Linux installation process for most Linux distribution enables the installation program to search for bad blocks? A. Question: 362 Page 136 of 217 . will run the cleanup script on the first day of every month at 2:05 A. The hard disk formatting step. D. 5 2 1 * * cleanup D. A user will kill the process named 392. Apache B. which was started by root. when added to the /etc/crontab file. and the processes started in March of 1992 will be terminated. Answer: A. C. iptables D. Question: 360 Which of the following best describes what will occur when the su -c 'kill 392' root command is issued and a valid password is entered? A. B. The installation type step. C. A user is given root-level permissions. chattr +i classic C. A user is given root-level permissions. and the process with PID number 392 will be terminated.? A. Answer: B Question: 361 Which of the following can you use if you want to configure a Linux computer only as a firewall? A. 2 5 *1* cleanup B.

Question: 364 Which device normally uses a DMA channel? A. PS/2 mouse B. Answer: C Question: 366 Which of the following devices are hot-swappable? A. Connecting the modem to which of the following ports can cause the modem and mouse to malfunction? A. PCI modem B. The system does not recognize any of the SCSI devices or the controller.qa command is issued? A. C. COM2 B. What is the most likely cause? A. CardBus network card D. C. D. The name of each installed package will be displayed. COM3 C. Parallel port printer Answer: C Question: 367 Page 137 of 217 . There is an Int13h conflict. D. USB Answer: B. All of the packages installed on the computer will be verified. There is an I/O address conflict. Answer: A. B. You want to connect an external modem to the computer. B. There is a SCSI ID conflict. AGP video card C. Detailed information about an installed package will be displayed. There are no Linux drivers installed. Laser Printer C. ISA sound card D. The name of each file contained within a package will be displayed.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Your Linux computer has a serial mouse on COM1. Question: 363 Which of the following statements best describes what will happen when the rpm . COM4 D. Cable video tuner Answer: C Question: 365 A technician installs a SCSI card and three SCSI devices on a new system.

Which of the following is most likely the problem? A. B. POST C. which test examines the CPU. D. 10Base5 C. CMOS B. Now. Linux recognizes only 8 GB of the available disk space. C. CPUs B. neither the existing mouse nor the trackball work. During the installation process. Modulater/demodulater Answer: C Question: 371 Unshielded twisted-pair is used for which of the following networks? A. DIOS D. Answer: A Question: 369 During a cold boot of a system. Reinstall the modem drivers. Reboot the system. D. in what type of I/O bus should the card shown be used? Page 138 of 217 . 10BaseT Answer: D Question: 372 Based on the exhibit. memory and video? A. The value of the hard disk size in the CMOS is set incorrectly. 10Base2 B. Which of the following will most likely correct the problem? A. C. Bootstrap Answer: B Question: 370 ATAPI technology is a standard for which of the following items? A. Answer: C Question: 368 A user replaces an old 4 GB IDE drive with a new 30 GB IDE drive. Reconfigure the COM ports.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A user adds a serial trackball to his system. Mass storage devices D. The hard disk has to be low-level formatted to access the full capacity. Power supplies C. Perform a BIOS upgrade. The hard disk controller has no LBA capability. The BIOS does not support larger hard drives. B. 10BaseF D.

but the same motherboard with new BIOS version does. Flash the BIOS with a binary or HEX file. C. Lavel 1 cache D. there is no video display. EISA D. but the hard drive and fans power up. PCI bridge C. Use the debug command to copy the BIOS from a new motherboard. PCI B. ISA C. Which of the following is the best way to resolve the problem? A. CPU fan B. Upon the initial power up.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. Update the CMOS using a HEX editor. Answer: B Question: 375 A new PC is delivered to the site. B. The CPU is not seated properly. The mouse is not connected. B. The network card is not installed. Answer: C Page 139 of 217 . Onboard SCSI controller Answer: A Question: 374 The current BIOS version on two workstations does not support the processor that will be installed. no beeps are heard. C. Which of the following has most likely caused this problem? A. Replace the old motherboard with a new one. The diskette drive has failed. D. MicroChannel Answer: A Question: 373 Which of the following is a field replaceable unit? A. D.

D Answer: B Question: 379 Exhibit Page 140 of 217 . HD-68 D. When a user installs his new Linux desktop computer. USB B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 376 Which of the following can a parity error indicate? A. The IDE hard drive is corrupt C. The IRQ settings are incorrect D. RJ-11 Answer: A Question: 378 Exhibit Study the exhibit. B. A DIMM is failing B. B C. what port would he use to connect a CAT5 cable to establish a connection on the network? A. C D. What port on the workstation would be used? A. PS/2 C. A. The software is not compatible with the hardware Answer: A Question: 377 A user has just purchased a new external modem and wants to install it on his Linux desktop workstation.

D. but the system did not boot. hard drive. Which interface should be used? A. A B. The hard disk drive was not low-level formatted first. The ribbon cable was inserted backward on the hard disk. Answer: D Question: 382 What is the difference between "shutdown -h now" and "init 0"? Page 141 of 217 . C D. B. Which of the following most likely caused the problem? A. He powered on the computer. Both the hard drive and the CDROM drive D. The controller was damaged by an electrical discharge. The SCSI interface card only C. B C. He then connected a ribbon cable to the new hard disk. A user wants to install an external CDROM drive onto a system. and CDROM drive Answer: C Question: 381 A user installed a new hard drive into a system with an existing hard drive. The hard drive only B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Study the exhibit. The SCSI controller. C. The hard disk needs a new MBR. D Answer: B Question: 380 What should be terminated on a SCSI bus with one internal hard drive and one external CDROM? A.

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A. "init 0" does not power down the Linux system B. "init 0" does not halt the system during power down C. "init 0" does not send a broadcast message to logged-in users D. "init 0" does not stop services before powering down the system. Answer: C Question: 383 An administrator recursively copies the /home directory to a new hard drive using the command cp -R /home /usr/home What further actions are required, if any, to make the files accessible to the users? A. Give executable permission to the users on the new home directory. B. Change ownership of the files, and assign directory permissions to users. C. Change ownership of the files; directory permissions are automatically assigned. D. No further action is required. All permissions are replicates using the cp command Answer: B Question: 384 Which of the following commands is issued to create the group 'sqleditors' on a system? A. group +sqleditors B. addgroup sqleditors C. groupadd sqleditors D. echo sqleditors:x:601: > /ets/groups Answer: C Question: 385 A software developer completed his annual report yesterday. He is now trying to print the report and submit it to his supervisor; however, he has forgotten the name and path of the report file. Which of the following commands can be used to obtain a listing of recently modified files? A. locate -t2 B. find / -mtime 2 C. whereis -time 2 D. grep / -ctime 2 Answer: B Question: 386 A user logs onto the system as root. He attempts to execute the script file a,sh. He is getting the message "Execute permission denied". What command must be used before the file can be executed? A. chgrp B. chown C. chmod D. execute Answer: C
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Question: 387 Which of the following commands creates a tar file called back.tar that contains all files ending with extension ".c" in the current directory? A. tar back.tar *.c B. tar xvf | *.tar *.c C. tar cvf back.tar *.c D. tar cvzf | *.tar *.c Answer: C Question: 388 Where are log files normally found? A. /bin B. /etc C. /tmp D. /var Answer: D Question: 389 A user wants to load a PDF file from the CDROM. What command would allow the user to access this file? A. mount -dos /dev/cdrom B. mnt /dev/cd0 /mount/cdrom C. mount -t vfat /mnt/cdrom /dev/cdrom D. mount -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom Answer: D Question: 390 Which of the following commands can be used to place print jobs in the print queue? A. pr B. lpq C. lpr D. lprm Answer: C Question: 391 Which of the following strings indicate that the input of the program called printData should be redirected from the file calles "myData"? A. printData . myData B. printData > myData C. printData < myData D. printData | myData Answer: C Question: 392
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What is the most secure way to connect to a remote machine? A. ssh B. ftp C. http D. telnet Answer: A Question: 393 Which of the following commands will create 'bsmith' as a user in the group 'web_users'? A. useradd bsmith web_users B. useradd -g web_users bsmith C. useradd web_users bsmith D. groupadd -group web_users bsmith Answer: B Question: 394 A Linux system administrator has forgotten the root password. Which of the following would be the best way for the system administrator to gain access to the machine? A. Reinstall Linux. B. Enter runlevel 0 and run passwd. C. Reboot and use the mdrecovery utility. D. Reboot, enter Linux single-user mode and run passwd. Answer: D Question: 395 Which of the following commands kan be used to save and resume editing the file in the vi editor? A. :w B. :x C. :v D. :s! Answer: A Question: 396 How can the X Window manager be restarted? A. Press <Ctrl><Alt><Delete> B. Press <Ctrl><Alt><Backspace> C. Press <Ctrl><Alt><F5>, login, and type "startx" D. Change consoles and type the command "kill -9 X" Answer: B Question: 397 What information about the user does the "x" provide in the following line in the /etc/passwd file? chris:x:501:501:chris smith:/home/chris:/bin/bash A. The user is disabled.
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B. The user has no password. C. The user has a blank password. D. The user has a shadow password. Answer: D Question: 398 Which of the following commands should be used to move the file named John1 from the directory /home/j/john/temp to /home/j/john/save? A. mv /home/j/john/temp/john1 /home/j/john/save B. mv /home/j/john/save /home/j/john/temp/John1 C. mv /home/j/john/temp/John1 /home/j/john/save D. mv /home/j/john/save/john1 /home/j/john/temp Answer: C Question: 399 After completing an installation of Linux, the technician is asked to document the current configuration and place this in a public location. The technician documented the following items: 1. Administrator contact information 2. System network settings 3. Application configuration 4. Installed components Which of the following did the technician fail to include? A. The root password B. Disk partitioning scheme C. Location of common system files D. Cost of replacement system components Answer: B Question: 400 A system technician needs to determine with hardware modules are loaded on a particular Linux server. Which of the following commands will perform this task? A. lsmod B. modules C. insmod -list D. modprobe -list Answer: A Question: 401 Which of the following is the best way to change video resolution from 800x600 to 1024x768? A. Run xf86config to change the resolution. B. Reinstall Linux with more options for X Server. C. Reinstall X Server with support for the 1024x768 resolution. D. Restart X Server after typing "resolution=1024x768" as root.

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5 to eth0 as a second IP address C. Update the routing table with the new paths V. C.155.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 402 A user tries to dial into his ISP.155. I.5. II.155.1 assigned to eth0? A.168. 53 C.5 up What would be the effect of typing this on a machine that already has an address of 192. III. The modem dials and connects.155. Use insmod to insert a new driver Which of the steps are required? A. B. It will replace the current IP address with 192. The wrong authentication protocol was used by PPP. I. and IV only D. 69 D. Update the arp table with the new address IV. but the password in the configuration file on the client system is correct.168. but loses the connection after a few seconds. Answer: D Question: 403 What port is commonly used by the POP3 protocol? A. I.5. Which of the following is most likely to be the problem? A.168. It will replace the old broadcast address with 192. II and V only C. I. and IV only B. B. The user dialed the wrong phone number. 110 Answer: D Question: 404 Below is a list of possible steps to take in order to change manually from the old IP address to new IP address of a computer.155. IV and V only Answer: A Question: 405 A user typed the following command on a machine: ifconfig eth0:1 192. The log files indicate tat an "Authentication failed" error occurred. I. Page 146 of 217 . D. II.168. The phone line is bad. The ppp_auth kernel module is not loaded. Use ifconfig to enable the network interface using the new IP address III. It will assign 192. 25 B. Use ifconfig to disable the network interface II.168.

/etc/profile C. Inspect the CMOS for information on the video card and install the drivers that came with the video card. XF86Config B.02.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. mount points.5 to the second physical Ethernet card.conf D. /boot/info D. Page 147 of 217 . /etc/remote. Answer: B Question: 406 Which of the following files includes device names. Identify the chipset on the video card and obtain the driver from the manufacturer. which of the following actions should be taken to enable X to display after installation is complete? A. 2002? A. It will assign the address of 192.155. POP. C. /ets/inittab C.conf Answer: C Question: 410 If a video card is not recognized by the X configuration utility during the installation process. Edit the /etc/inittab to boot the X Window System B. timeset 1500.03. February 3. date 020315002002 B. /dev/info B. /etc/inittab Answer: B Question: 407 Which of the following commands will set the current system time to 3:00 PM. /etc/fstab C. and RSH services? A. /etc/inetd.2002 Answer: A Question: 408 Which of the following is a configuration file that contains the system virtual console specifications? A. dateset 020320021500 C.168. /etc/vconsole Answer: C Question: 409 Which file can be edited to disable FTP. filesystem types. permissions and information about whether to mount the device at boot time? A. /etc/inittab D. /etc/ports B. time 0300:02:03:2002 D.

B. GRUB does not have to be rewritten to the hard drive after changing the configuration file. tail sysinfo C.conf to include a boot message to the kernel pointing to the location of the video drivers. Name resolution is not taking place. lpq B. cat /var/log/syslog Answer: A Question: 415 A Linux system is used for various Internet services and remote user access. nslookup on a popular known site produces the following error: "Host/domain not found". B. Reboot the machine Page 148 of 217 . Answer: B Question: 411 What is the main difference. lprm Answer: D Question: 413 Users contact the administrator and complains that they are unable to browse the Web. Squid. HTTPD. between GRUB and LILO? A. The file server is not responding. The WAN Web Servers are not responding Answer: B Question: 414 Which of the following commands can be run to gather specific information regarding the hardware in the system? A. GRUB does not support passing of kernel boot options. Kill a daemon B. dmesg B. There is none. C. The proxy server is not responding. BIND. while a ping to a known WAN IP address is successful. LILO does not support hard drives larger than 30 GB. D. which of the following actions is the LEAST likely to disrupt other services on that machine? A. lpc C. Edit /etc/lilo. if any. Samba. Answer: C Question: 412 Which of the following commands is used to cancel print jobs? A. cat /var/log/spool D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. D. C. lpr D. When a problem arises with one of the machine's services. Which service needs to be restarted and why? A.

ssh/allowed_connections Answer: C Question: 418 tar automatically compresses and decompresses using which of the following options? A. sshd_config D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C. C./dhcpd restart C. After the system is booted up. /z D. What is the first thing to do to troubleshoot this situation? A. After changing to the correct directory. After several attempts. Check if he has a valid password. . Boot into single-user mode and run fsck. What is the best way to resolve this? A. -c Answer: B Question: 419 The Linux system is not assigning IP addresses to client systems. Disable a network device Answer: A Question: 416 A user calls into the support line and reports that he is unable to unlock his desktop./dhspd start B. Change to runlevel 1 D.so C. Answer: B Question: 417 A system will not allow root to ssh into the system. Page 149 of 217 . z C. he is sure that he has entered his password correctly. Which of the following configuration files should be edited to permit connection as the root user? A. All others can connect via ssh. the problem is not corrected. D. touch dhcpd. ssh_config B.leases D. chkconfig --level 3 dhcpd on Answer: C Question: 420 The Linux system has experienced a power failure. /root/. Change his password. Check to see if his account is active. After a reboot and executing the command "dhcpd start". Check to see if <Caps Lock> is on. B. c B. which of the following commands should be used to permit IP addresses to be assigned? A. it hangs with file system corruption messages. pam_deny. .

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B. Answer: D Question: 423 Which of the following would correct a corrupt master boot record and allow a clean boot into Linux? A. kupdate and mprobe Answer: C Question: 425 Page 150 of 217 . route and ping C. -h C. C. Boot Linux and type "fdisk /MBR" B. dmesg and ifconfig D. The application is not an X application. Answer: A Question: 421 Which of the following is a common switch used to display command syntax for most programs? A. Boot into multi-user mode and run chkdsk. Boot DOS with a boot diskette and type "lilo" D. Boot into multi-user mode and run "/sbin/shutdown -t3 -r now". The administrator has used "su -" to log into the current account. Boot into single-user mode and run mdrecoveryd. D. C. /? B. the following error occurs: Error: Can't open display What most likely led to this error? A. init and ps B. Boot Linux with a boot diskette and type "lilo" Answer: D Question: 424 Which of the following commands is most useful to determine whether an Ethernet card problem is caused by hardware or the Linux kernel? A. The application was compiled with the wrong graphics library. Boot any OS and type "fdisk /MBR" C. --man D. B. -help Answer: B Question: 422 While attempting to start an application in an X Window System environment. It is the wrong version of the application. D.

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A system is configured to dual-boot Linux with another operating system that is located on /dev/hda1. LILO is the choosen boot manager. The system reboots without access to the other operating system. What lines should be added to lilo.conf to allow access to the other operating system? A. table = LILO label = <shortened name of operating system> other = /dev/hda B. O/S = <shortened name of operating system> location = /dev/hda1 bootmgr = LILO C. label = /dev/hda1 table = /dev/had other = <shortened name of operating system> D. other = /dev/hda1 label = <shortened name of operating system> table = /dev/hda Answer: D Question: 426 "netstat -i" is typed at the command line. All of the following information will be displayed EXCEPT A. Transmission errors for each network interface B. The number of packets dropped for each network interface C. The number of packets received for each network interface D. A list of masqueraded connections for each network interface Answer: D Question: 427 Which of the following commands would be used to watch the mail log for errors? A. locate B. tail -f C. monitor -f D. cat mail.log Answer: B Question: 428 Linux is being installed on a system that uses SCSI hardware. During partitioning, an error is produced that says there are no valid devices found on which to install partitions. The hard drive spins up. The SCSI controller is functioning properly and supported by Linux. The cable is a known good cable and there is proper termination. What is the problem? A. The SCSI hard drive is not jumpered to the proper SCSI ID. B. The SCSI controller needs to be reset to factory defaults. C. The SCSI controller on the hard drive needs a firmware update. D. The SCSI controller on the hard drive has an intermittent problem. Answer: A

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Question: 429 What command is used to access the information about memory availability and usage in Linux? A. cat /dev/meminfo B. cat /var/log/mem C. cat /proc/meminfo D. cat /etc/memory/usage Answer: C Question: 430 A customer has installed a new hard drive on a Linux system. What would be the order of tasks to allow her to put her MP3 collection on the new drive? A. fsck,mount,mkfs B. mount,mkfs,chkfs C. cfdir,mkfs,mount D. mkfs,mount,fschk,cp Answer: C Question: 431 A system administrator complains that a user's system has been forwarding unsolicited email (spam) to mass email lists. Which of the following actions needs to be done to sendmail to stop the spam? A. Change the firewall rules. B. Restart the sendmail daemon. C. Restrict relay domains in the sendmail configuration. D. Change the SMTP mail server in the sendmail configuration. Answer: C Question: 432 What is the purpose of cron? A. Manage incoming and outgoing mail B. Runs specified commands at defined times C. Sets the system clock to a specified time D. Changes the permission settings on a file or directory Answer: B Question: 433 Which command will extract the file "backup-4-19-2001.tgz"? A. unzip backup-4-19-2001.tgz B. tar xf backup-4-19-2001.tgz C. tar xzf backup-4-19-2001.tgz D. uncompress backup-4-19-2001.tgz Answer: C Question: 434

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A user calls the help desk, complaining that upon issuing a command to list files in her home directory, a "permission denied" error is received. Which of the following actions should be taken to resolv the problem? A. Delete the user's home directory and re-create it. B. Ask the user for some patience while the server is rebooted. C. Run "chmod 007" on the user's home directory and have the user try again. D. Check the UID:GID of the user's home directory and change it if necessary. Answer: D Question: 435 Which of the following types of backup minimizes system downtime during restore? A. FDD backup B. Full backup C. Incremental backup D. Differential Backup Answer: B Question: 436 A system administrator routinely needs to see the list of who has logged in and out on a machine, as well as their login times. Which of the following commands searches the "/var/log/wtmp" file and displays who has logged onto the machine and when they logged on? A. who B. last C. log -l D. wtmplst Answer: B Question: 437 A user who wants the status listing of all network interfaces will use which of the following commands to obtain this information? A. ifconfig -a B. ifconfig up C. ifconfig eth* D. ifconfig --all Answer: A Question: 438 A Linux superuser is unable to delete a file. The user is also unable to change permission for the file. What is the problem? A. The file is actually a hard link. B. The file has the immutable flag set. C. The file has been fragmented across directories. D. The superuser does not have permission to access the file. Answer: B
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Question: 439 Which of the following packages helps to identify a bad password? A. CERT B. Hack C. Crack D. Tiger Answer: C Question: 440 Which of the following commands will list all rpm packages installed on the system? A. rpm -d B. rpm -i C. rpm -qa D. rpm -Uvh Answer: C Question: 441 The system technicians and administrators at a facility are poor at keeping maintenance records up-to-date. The administrator decides to keep only the minimum information in the records and require that it be updated. Which of the following information is the most important to maintain? A. Dates and times that the server was rebooted B. Version numbers of patches applied to services C. Information about new users added to the system D. Records of which administrators have logged in to the system Answer: B Question: 442 The system administrator needs to examine the processes that the user with the login of 'john' currently owns. Which of the following commands would best do this? A. ps john B. ps -r john C. ps -U john D. ps -all | grep john Answer: C Question: 443 What Linux service is responsible for successfully sharing files over a NetBios network? A. NFS B. Samba C. XFree86 D. Xwindows Answer: B Question: 444
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Use the kernel editor to vierify there is a SCSI module installed for the controller. C. System Management Server Answer: A Question: 447 During installation of a Linux system.19-2 be an INAPPROPRIATE kernel for a production web server? A. B. the customer decided to use the ReiserFS file system rather than ext2.2 and 3.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Why would Kernel 2.3. It needs to be upgraded to Kernetl 2. Database Server D. The SCSI controller manufacturer is out of business. ext2 allows only 8 character file names. D. B. C. This version of the Linux kernel has a known problem with Apache. It is a test version of the kernel. Web Server C. ReiserFS has built-in USB file system support. What is the most likely reason for this choice? A. B. Use the man pages to verify there is a SCSI module available for the controller.20 for network support. There are no differences between ext2 and ReiserFS. NetBIOS C. It is not the most recent kernel available.12). Which of the following protocols should be installed on the Linux workstation? A. Verify that SCSI emulation is activated in the kernel. D. D. IPX/SPX D. Firewall B. TCP/IP B. Answer: B Question: 446 A customer is concerned about attacks to his network from the Internet. C. The workstations use only the Netware client software to communicate with the server and to share data. The customer wants a system that will prevent unauthorized intrusion from outside his network. What should be done to verify that the SCSI controller will work with Linux? A. Use the Linux distribution Hardware Compability List to verify that the controller is supported. Apple Talk Page 155 of 217 . What type of server does the customer require? A. Answer: B Question: 448 A Linux workstation is being integrated into a network that uses older Novell Netware servers (version 2. Answer: A Question: 445 A customer wants to upgrade an old UNIX server to a current version of a Linux OS.3. ReiserFS allows partitions to be journaled.

B. /sbin/lilo C. /etc/lilo B. A module is corrupted and must e reinstalled B. Run the dig command for an external domain name. Ping an external IP address. Run "rpm --verify <package_name>" C. The installation is corrupt and must be reinstalled C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Question: 449 A customer has recompiled his kernel to a new image including new modules. Validate that the /boot directory exists D. Run traceroute to the DNS server and analyze the hops./start kernel Answer: B Question: 450 What command is commonly issued to compile and install an application from its source code? A. After editing the necessary configuration files. install Answer: C Question: 451 The system administrator has just completed the installation and configuration of a DNS server to be used for external name resolution. What caused this error message? A. D. Run "verify <package_name>" B. C. make D. run B. What is the first action that should be taken? A. GRUB is not being used as the boot loader. /sbin/loadlin D. What would be the best method to validate the proper operation of the service? A. Answer: C Question: 452 A package that a user installed has never run successfully and returns a large number of errors. Page 156 of 217 . A device being installed is not functioning and must be replaced. what command should be issued? A.lib is the correct version Answer: C Question: 453 An error message appears that states that no modular support is available. Validate that kernel. rpm C. The DNS service need to be validated before bringing the server into production. Get a Web page from within the local area network. .

DNS Server B.mount/dev/sda1 /mnt/usb B . Access to /etc/passwd is now limited to root.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. XFree86 Server Answer: D Question: 458 Which of the following commands will mount a USB flash drive successfully in Linux? A . range76 C. B. The kernel does not support loadable modules and must be recompiled.mount/dev/uda1 /mnt/usb D . User passwords are now kept in the /etc/shadow file. 76range D. fdisk /dev/hd2 C.mount -t usbfs /dev/usb001 /mnt/usb C . What changes have been made on the server? A. Proxy Server D. Answer: D Question: 456 Which of the following passwords would be the most secure? A.net Question: 454 The user installs the second SCSI hard drive into the computer and needs to partition it. fdisk /dev/sd2 Answer: Pending. Which of the following commands must be run to partition the disk? A. C. Send your suggestions at feedback@Examsheets. LasVegas Answer: A Question: 457 Which of the following packages is usually more important for a "workstation" installation than a "server" installation? A. fdisk /dev/hdb B. DHCP Server C. NFS has now been disabled. Send your suggestions at feedback@Examsheets. fdisk /dev/sdb D.mount/dev/hde1 /mntlusb Page 157 of 217 . D. xpF57se B.net Question: 455 During installation of a new server. The maximum password length is now 64 characters. Answer: Pending. the technician enabled Shadow Passwords and MD5 Passwords.

Answer: B Question: 460 Which of the following is supported when creating a Linux VPN (Virtual Private Network)? A .The events logged by a program called ail? C .Change the server BIOS setting to disable the network card BIOS.checkfile D .log Which of the following log events will this line cause to be logged to mail. B . Answer: C Question: 462 Which of the following commands can be used to check for file corruption? A . D .log? A .Reconfigure the network card to use a different IP address.The events logged to the mail facility at any priority.chap D . Page 158 of 217 .md5sum B .Disable the power management in the BIOS.* -iVar/log/mail.RC2 B .The events logged from any host that begins with the name mail. The server is now generating I/O errors when the kernel module for the network card is loaded. D .conf has the following entry: mail.cat-vet C .Move the network card to another available slot.tar --checksum Answer: A Question: 463 A user wants to know how to set up SSH (Secure Shell) to communicate between systems without requiring passwords.3DES C . Which of the following actions will solve the problem? A . B . Which of the following is the BEST way to accomplish this? A .Disable passwords on specific accounts that will use SSH.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 459 A technician added a PCI network card to a stable Linux server.The events generated by a user called ail? B . C .NTLMv2 Answer: B Question: 461 If /etc/syslog.Use ssh-keygen to generate public-private keys.

Use RSH (Remote Shell) rather than SSH because it does not require passwords.nmap C .ifconfig Answer: B Question: 467 Which of the following services needs to be installed on a server to support new diskless client workstations? A .arp B . Web pages are no longer available and are replaced with a default page.iptables-A C .PCMCIA cards Answer: D Question: 465 Alter an upgrade of Apache.iptables --delete Page 159 of 217 .remoted and dhcpd D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C .PXE (Preboot execution Environment) and tftpd Answer: D Question: 468 x iptables table? A .dhcpcd and rexec C ./etc/services Answer: B Question: 466 Which of the following is a common tool used to determine what services and ports are running on a remote Linux box? A .netstat D .conf D .conf B .srm. D .USB cards C .hosts file. Which of the following files should be edited or replaced to correct the problem? A .SCSI cards D .conf C .iptables-L B . Answer: A Question: 464 Which of the following configurations does cardmgr read at startup on a Linux system? A .PCI cards B .httpd.iptables-F D .Add systems that do not need passwords to the /etc/ssh.named and httpd B .xinetd.

How should this be accomplished? A .cpuinfo Answer: C Question: 470 The LILO boot configuration needs to be updated to support a new IDE hard drive that was installed.Set LILO=/dev/hda and then run “lilocont /dev/hda” Answer: B Question: 471 A Linux system is configured with a RAID 5 array consisting of six 20GB hard drives. How much usable storage space is available? A .50 B . Using the is command.Edit IiIo.Run “lilo -o /dev/hda” B .Edit lilo.SSH (Secure Shell) B .80 C .SSL C . the technician observes the following: drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 May 24 1 3:11 dirname Which of the following is the BEST way to enable User12 to use the directory without letting other users manipulate its content? Page 160 of 217 . User12 is unable to create new files or subdirectories within this new directory.120 Answer: C Question: 472 Which of the following allows for secure remote command line access? A . Which of the following commands can be used to see what processor was detected on boot? A .conf and run “liloconf -v –v” D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Question: 469 A user complained that a laptop system seems slow.dmesg D .Rlogin Answer: A Question: 473 A technician created a new directory for use by a user “User12”.POST C .100 D .conf and run “lilo -v-v” C .proc B .Telnet D .

ifconfig eth1 192.168.PPTP D .15/24 to the second NIC (Network Interface Card) in a workstation? A . and received a orbidden message..15 subnet 255.1.255.15 subnet 255.1.ATM B .1 with a default install of Apache.ssh/authorized_keys Answer: D Question: 475 Which of the following itconfig commands can be used to assign the P address 192.255.ifconfig eth1 192.chmod 700 dirname B ..255.0 D .255.0 B .SLIP C .255.ifconfig eth2 192.PPPoE Answer: D Question: 477 Which of the following services commonly uses Port 22? A .168.SMTP Answer: C Question: 478 A Linux technician accessed the Web server on http://1 27.0.15 netmask 255.ssh/known_keys B .1.255.1.SSH (Secure Shell) D .chgrp User12 dirname D .15 netmask 255.0 C .chown User12:User12 dirname Answer: D Question: 474 Which of the following files contains the key or keys required to login using SSH (Secure Shell) without a password? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .ifconfig eth2 192.0 Answer: C Question: 476 Which of the following protocols is used while configuring a Linux workstation to use a connection via a DSL modem? A .1..255.ssh/allowed_keys D .chown dirname User12 C .. Where can the technician find detailed messages about this problem? Page 161 of 217 .255.168.168.ssh/trusted_keys C .168.0.ATM B .DNS C .

httpd_log C . located in a secure off-site facility D .org.PATH B . but still can execute other commands while the ‘find’ command is searching for the file? A . where should this documentation be stored.mailtest comptia.HOME C .org D .In a predetermined secure location on-site. Which of the following commands might help determine if their DNS records are correct? A . to be tiled and labeled appropriately with the rest of the system documentation Answer: A Question: 480 Which of the following environment variables specifies the location where user files are stored by default? A .access_log D .dig comptia.org B .In an office.find filename> background Answer: C Question: 483 Page 162 of 217 .SHELL Answer: B Question: 481 A company’s mail server is unable to send mail to the domain comptia.find / filename & B .find / -name filename & D . but not in the server room C .error_log B . securely stored in an area located near the server B .In an approved tire-proof container.dig -t ms comptia org Answer: C Question: 482 Which of the following commands is used to search the whole directory structure to locate a specific file.In a binder. according to best practice? A .org C .apache_log Answer: A Question: 479 After the Linux technician has completed the server configuration documentation.find / -name filename C .dig -t mx comptia.FILES D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A file with permission set to octet 540 allows which of the following? A. Which method is considered best practice? A .lpd to only include the database server B .Edit /etc/hosts.Intel Pentium lll processor D . Only the database server must be allowed to print.Edit the /etc/sysctl.Run save proc B .Silicon Graphics MIPS processor Answer: C Question: 487 In which subdirectory of the Apache root should scripts be placed? A .Limit file permissions on the printer filter to users on the database server D . D.bin B .3-100.Limit file permissions on the spool directory to users on the database server Answer: A Question: 486 Which of the following processors would be fully supported by glibc-2.5. No permission to others. and read-only permission to the group.conf file D . Which of the following commands should the network administrator have issued? A . B. No permission to others. C. and read-only permission to the group. IP forwarding is not working. No permission to others.Restart the network daemon C . Read and execute permissions to root. and read-only permission to the group. and read-only permission to the group. Read and write permissions to the owner.i86.htbin Page 163 of 217 . No permission to others.Edit /etc/printcap and add a filter to only include the database server C . Read and execute permissions to the owner.HP Alpha processor B .rpm? A .Run echo “1” > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward –save Answer: C Question: 485 A Linux print server must limit access to its printers.IBM PowerPC processor C . Read and write permissions to root. Answer: D Question: 484 A network administrator has enabled lP forwarding on a Linux server with the following command: echo “1” > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward After the server is restarted several weeks later.

htdocs D .Checkthe user’s cron job for syntax errors and correct as needed.FAT C ./etc/host.Check the process list for an instance of crond running.first /var/log/boot. however the job apparently did not run the night before.log Answer: B Question: 489 Which of the following types of partitions can be used to provide a reliable shared partition on a dual-boot system with Linux and Windows 96? A . B .Check to make sure the user was properly logged into the network the night before.log D .tail /var/log/boot.Ext2 B . Page 164 of 217 .Check to make sure the printer is connected to the server and powered on. Which of the following should be done FIRST to resolve the problem? A .tail -f /var/log/messages Answer: D Question: 491 Which of the following files should be edited to provide static name to lP address mapping? A .log B . The cron job has run correctly for several months.top /var/log/boot.allow Answer: D Question: 492 A user has a cron job that clears print queues at midnight each day.conf C ./etc/hosts.head /var/log/boot./etc/resolv.HFS (Hierarchical File System) D .tail -r /var/log/messages D .NTFS Answer: B Question: 490 Which of the following commands should be used to monitor system logs in real time? A . C .cgi-bin Answer: D Question: 488 Which of the following commands can be used to view the first 10 lines of the bootlog file? A .tail -v /var/log/messages C .log C .tail -s /var/log/messages B . D .cont D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C ./etc/hosts B .

echo $SHELL D . D . B .chown 2755 filename D .SHA D .MD4 Answer: A Question: 495 After replacing the network card in a Linux machine.MD5 C .cat/proc/shell C .It stops bruteforcing attempts on the root account over the network. C .It restricts sudoers who can su to root. Which of the following commands will provide this information? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 493 Which of the following commands sets the permissions of a file to the following? -rwsr-sr-x A .It creates accountability by writing all “su” attempts to a su log.uname-s Answer: C Question: 497 Root logins should NOT be allowed over the network for which of the following reasons? A .hwstat | grepeth D .shell B .AES B . a user wants to find out if the card was detected properly at boot. Answer: C Page 165 of 217 .change 4755 filename Answer: A Question: 494 Which of the following is a reversible encryption standard? A .chmod 1755 filename C .It prevents the system from being rebooted remotely.dmesg | grepeth C .chmod 6755 filename B .ls-l/dev/eth* B .cat /proc/net | grep eth Answer: B Question: 496 Which of the following commands displays the name of the current shell? A .

/bin/passwd D ./dev/hda1 /proc/hda1 ntfs defaults.Remove the # from #LoadModule perl_module libexec/httpd/libssl.Web browser kiosk B ./etc/group Answer: A Question: 499 An administrator needs to add support for PERL to Apache for the company’s Website. C ./dev/hdb1 /mntlhdb1 ext3 defaults.Remove the #from #AddModule perl_module libexec/httpd/libssl./dev/hdb1 /mnt/hdb1 reiser defaults. The manager has asked that users have restricted time periods in which they can login. noatime. D .Run http -Im perl _module from the command line.Database server appliance D . notail 0 0 D . notail 0 0 B . How can this be done? A . Which of the following is the appropriate shell to set? A .bashrc D .~/. Which of the following must be edited to accomplish this? A .so in httpd. Answer: D Question: 500 Which of the following is a valid entry for /etc/fstab? A.Run httpd --module perl_module from the command line./etc/logon.noatime.conf file./bin/disable Page 166 of 217 .notail 0 0 Answer: B Question: 501 Which of the following Linux systems would MOST likely be without a monitor and keyboard? A . B .noatime. noatime.conf file./etc/pam./dev/hd1 /mnt/hda1l ntfs defaults. notail 0 0 C .Thin client workstation C .so in httpd.Portable network traffic analyzer Answer: C Question: 502 A system administrator wants to disable shell access ror a user. The administrator wants to do this by adding pen_module to the Apache configuration./bin/sh B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 498 A set of computers is used for technical support.conf C ./bin/false C .conf B .

The third field D .Only root has shared access for ksh.Install via NFS (Network File Server) from a Web server.----w--W C . Answer: A Question: 504 An administrator wants to install Linux onto a computer that does not have a CD-ROM drive.r-xr-wr-w B .txt when the file is created? A . D .The second field C .The ksh service needs to be restarted.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 503 The system administrator notices the following file in a user’s home directory: -rwsr-xr-x 1 root userl 628684 Jun 1309:38 ksh Which of the following does this file indicate? A .rwxr-xr-x D .Install via FTP from an FTP server C .The fourth field Answer: B Question: 506 The UMASK value is set to 22. Which of the following will the default permissions be on lilename. D . B .5” diskette drive.The system has been compromised.Install via TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) from the network. B .The firstfield B . Which of the following is the BEST way to complete the installation? A . C .Copy the CD-ROM files to the machine using the 3.ksh was inadvertently installed in user’s directory.rw-r--rAnswer: D Page 167 of 217 . Answer: B Question: 505 Examine the following /etc/passwd file: root:X:1423:0:99999:7::: dgringold:X:11423:0:99999:7::: jjones: !!:11432:0:99999:7:: 11688: tgold:!!:11342:11231:11678:7::: Which of the following is the password field? A .

swapon-a B .la” is the following: -rw-r-xrwx 5 root root 4096 Apr 20 10:03 file.Snort C .Ipr B .SSH (Secure Shell) B .profile Answer: B Question: 510 Which of the following commands can be used to start and stop printers and classes? A .cshrc B .Change the $PS1 variable in ~ /.startand and stop D .cshrc D .profile C .Change the $PS1 variable in ~/. A new swap partition is created at /dev/sdb2 using fdisk.Iprm C . which of the following commands is used to activate the new partition? A .txt How many hard links have been created to this file? A-0 B-4 C-5 D-6 Answer: B Question: 508 Which of the following is an IDS (Intrusion Detection System)? A .mkfs-swap C .openssl D .Change the $PROMPT variable in ~/.Change the $PPOMPT variable in ~/.mount-t vfs /dev/sdb2 Answer: A Page 168 of 217 . After editing the configuration.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 507 The output of an “ls .sfdisk/dev/sdb2 D .enable and disable Answer: D Question: 511 A server requires more swap space.ethereal Answer: B Question: 509 How can a user change their default BASH shell prompt? A .

/dev/filesystems D .MD5 B ./tmp could become full and fill up the root file system.postfix someone@localhost -s ‘Our Aliases’ </etc/aliases D .wall -s ‘Our Aliases’ > /etc/aliases B .mail someone@localhost -s ‘Our Aliases’ </etc/aliases C ./tmp is used to simulate RAM. D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 512 Which of the following is a secure authentication method? A .RC5 C ./tmp file system is cleared alter every reboot.sendmail someone@localhost -s ‘Our Aliases’ > /etc/aliases Answer: B Question: 514 Which of the following files contains a list of file systems that can be currently mounted on the system if all supported modules have been loaded? A . Answer: D Question: 516 Which runlevel would be used to repair a system and grant access to the root user only? A-0 B-1 C-2 D-6 Answer: B Question: 517 An administrator types the command s xl and the following is a portion of the output obtained: Page 169 of 217 ./tmp requires a lot of space./etc/filesystems B . C .Kerberos Answer: D Question: 513 How would a user send/etc/aliases as the text of an email to another user on the same system? A .Blowfish D ./var/filesystems C ./proc/filesystems Answer: D Question: 515 Why should “/tmp” be located on a separate partition from the “/” file system? A . B .

820 C .rpm C .15 B .rpm Answer: A Question: 519 Which of the following Linux files is used to assign users to groups? A .rpm -i /mnt/cdrom/RPMS/*./etc/defaultrunlevel Answer: A Page 170 of 217 ./etc/rc.rpm -F /mnt/cdrom/RPMS/*./etc/runlevels C .rpm D . Which of the following is the BEST command to use to update all of the existing RPMS on a server without making any other changes? A . Which of the following files should the administrator edit in order to change the default system runlevel from 3 to 5 ? A .rpm -update /mnt/cdrom/RPMS/*./etc/inittab B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Which process number should be killed to stop the map?and term?processes? A ./etc/users D ./usr/group B .sysinit D .1707 D ./etc/group C .rpm B .rpm --update /mnt/cdrom/RPMS/*.1921 Answer: C Question: 518 An update CD-ROM for a distribution contains the latest RPMs for all packages that they provide./etc/passwd Answer: B Question: 520 A Linux administrator just installed Xfree86.

All files created today Page 171 of 217 ./etc/rc.s/coexistence D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 521 A user has added a PCMCIA wireless network card to a Linux laptop..d/squid status C .* | gunzip> backup .Reconfigure the wireless access point to access Linux connections.All hidden files C . if they are restarted by hand. B .tar -cvf . Answer: C Question: 522 Which of the following commands can be used to back up all the files in the current directory and compress them? A ./coexistence B .-. Which of the following should the administrator run on the server to verify routing functionality? A . C ..All directories B .Check the order of execution of services in the boot scripts.*’ A .tgz * B .Reinstall the wireless network card drivers on the system.f coexistence C .gtarzcvf backup.tar zcvf backup.All files created in / D .cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward Answer: D Question: 524 A user who has a file open in vi wants to search for the next occurrence of the word ‘coexistence’.tar-Zxvf backup. The network services tail on boot. D .d/network status D . network services load properly. Which of the following could solve the problem? A .cat/proc/self/status B .tgz * C . After boot.Check that the PCMCIA ports are enabled in the BIOS.tgz Answer: A Question: 523 A Linux server is configured as a router. Which of the following commands will accomplish this from within the editor’s command mode? A .find_forward coexistence Answer: A Question: 525 The following command run as root will search the system for which of the following? find /-name ‘. but the administrator notices that packets are no longer being routed./etc/rc.tgz * D .

Decrease the APM (Advanced Power Management) value for the hard drive.config D .Increase the APM (Advanced Power Management) value for the hard drive. Answer: D Question: 527 When a Linux laptop runs on battery. D . which of the following would be accomplished? echo hello>> allusers A .mkdosfs /dev/fd0 mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy Page 172 of 217 . D . B .Verify that the hard drive has been formatted. B .Sends the message ‘hello’ to all users on the system. Answer: C Question: 528 If the command below is executed in a user’s home directory.README.Appends ‘hello’ to the end of the file llusers? if it exists.Download all appropriate device drivers from the Linux vendors Website.Increase the amount of swap space on the disk.Creates a new file called ‘hello’ and sends itto all users. Which of the following commands should be used to prepare the diskette for writing? A . C . D .mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy mkdosfs /dev/fd0 B . C .so Answer: A Question: 530 A technician needs to create a diskette to transfer data from a Linux server to a Windows 2000 server. the hard drive performance significantly decreases.mount /dev/fd0/mnt/floppy mkfs-t msdos/dev/fd0 D .Decrease the amount of swap space on the disk. The diskette is unformatted.Sends the message ‘hello’ to all currently logged in users.Autorun C . B . Which of the following can improve the hard drive performance? A .Run the sysprep utility from the Linux vendor’s CD.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 526 Which of the following is the FIRST step that should be taken prior to installing Linux on new hardware? A .Review the HCL (Hardware Compatibility List) on the Linux distributor’s Website. Answer: D Question: 529 Which of the following files is commonly included with source code to automate the compilation? A .Makefile B .mkfs -text2 /dev/fd0 mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy C . C .Auto.

rtelnetd Answer: C Question: 532 A user complains that the mount point the system uses for the CD-ROM device is too long.userdel -r Answer: A Question: 534 In the file /etc/nsswitch. C .usermod -f D . DNS.sshd C .NIS requests are forwarded to DNS.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: D Question: 531 Which of the following packages is used to implement Telnet services on major Linux distributions? A .xinetd D .passwd -l C . The user wants to change the mount point from /media/cdrom to /cdrom.conf./etc/exports Answer: B Question: 533 An employee has been terminated from the company.rsh B .NSS (Network Security Services) lookup is enabled for NIS.Make the user a member of the operator group Page 173 of 217 . Answer: B Question: 535 A user needs the ability to create new users on a system. D . NetBIOS.NIS is used first for hostname resolution. and remote files. How can the user be given this privilege without the root password? A . Which of the following files needs to be edited? A . and DNS lookups./etc/mtab B .userdel B . Which of the following commands will remove the user from the system and maintain the contents of the employee’s home directory? A .Add the user to the /etc/sudoers file B . B . what does the following line do? ~ hosts: nis files dns A ./etc/hosts is used for all NIS.Edit the /etc/sysconfig/policies file C ./etc/fstab C ./etc/mount D .

which of the following commands can be used to restart the printing module? A .NVRAM B . groupadd.d/cups restart Answer: D Question: 537 A Linux technician is preparing to install a 64-bit Ultra 320 SCSI PCI controller on a x86 system.Tape D .64 bit PCl slot B .inet./usr/share/doc D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D ./etc/init.Optical Recordable Page 174 of 217 .fstab D . Which of the following is the MOST likely place to find the documentation? A ./etc/doc B .nfs B .64 bit processor D . Which of the following must the system have to allow this to work at full functionality? A .SCSI C ./documents C . and usermod Answer: A Question: 536 After a printer is removed from a Linux workstation./etc/init.Grant the user execute privileges to useradd./usr/local/doc Answer: C Question: 539 Which of the following files is used to specify drives to be mounted on boot? A .mtab C .64 bit diskette C .d Answer: C Question: 540 Which of the following is the economical choice for high capacity off-site archiving? A .lp restart B .cups restart C .64 bit memory path Answer: A Question: 538 The user would like to find documentation files of an installed package.d/ lp restart D .

tar | tar xvf package. but no sound was heard.The ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) sound server was not started.lsmod B . Which of the following is MOST likely to be the problem? A .155.160.pmap D .The sound module was not added to the kernel.bzip2 package. Which of the following commands can be used to do this? A .The sound card does not support MP3 playback.bz2” from the vendor. Answer: D Question: 544 A user downloads the software package “package . D .bz2 B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Question: 541 A Linux system has been installed using Chinese.xmodmap D .1 assigned to eth0? Page 175 of 217 .tar xf package. Which of the following command lines can be used to extract the contents of the package? A .var C . C .tar.tar.keyboard Answer: C Question: 542 Which of the following is the BEST tool to measure system performance baseline over a period of time? A .The sound card is not on the HCL (Hardware Compatibility List).tar xvf package.5 up Which of the following is the effect of typing this on a machine that already has an address of 192. The system administrator has been asked to change the language setting to English.bz2 | tar xvf D .sar B .bz2 Answer: C Question: 545 A user typed the following command on a machine: ifconfig eth0:1 192.tar.bzip2 -d < package.160.tar.bz2 | bzip2 -d C .155.depmod C . the technician attempted to play an MP3 file. B .netstat Answer: A Question: 543 After properly installing both the sound card and modules.tar.

tripwire --check B .Jones used the wrong password.The account is expired.tripwire --status D . which otthe rollowing cables should be used? Page 176 of 217 .Users that may not log in using FTP Answer: D Question: 548 Which of the following packages helps to identify simple passwords? A .Users that may log in using FTP B .tripwire --monitor Answer: A Question: 547 Which of the following describes the contents of the file etc/ftpusers? A . The technician checked the server records and noted that shadow passwords are disabled.Hosts that may connect through FTP C . B .155.The account is disabled. C .Hosts that may not connect through FTP D .The address of 192.tripwire --verify C . The technician also noted that /etc/passwd contains the following entry: jones:*:1001:300:Bob Jones:/home/jones:/bin/bash Which of the following is MOST likely to be the problem? A .5.Crack Answer: D Question: 549 User jones’ cannot login to a Linux server. B .5.5 will be assigned to the second physical NIC Answer: C Question: 546 Which of the following tripwire commands can be run to analyze the current status of the system? A .155.The account is using a service UID (User ID). D .160.gnupg D .The gateway address will be replaced with 192.160.Hunt B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .192.Hack C . D . Answer: B Question: 550 When an ATA-133 hard drive is installed.5 will be assigned to eth0 as a second IP address.The current IP address will be replaced with 192.160. C .155.155.160.

full name.mkfs B .80 pin 40 wire C .1 owner owner5 Jun 13 12:14 A Which of the following should be checked next in order to diagnose this problem? A .dmesg C .mount -f ftape Page 177 of 217 . Which of the following commands can be used to verify that the tape drive is operational? A .usermud D .tar-xvf tape C . home directory.lsattr /home/owner/A Answer: D Question: 553 Which of the following commands could be used to set the number of days a user can maintain the same password? A .rm -r /home/owner D .40 pin 80 wire B .cat/etc/passwd Answer: D Question: 552 The directory /home is on an ext2 file system. The owner is able to delete other files in the directory. but all attempts by the owner of /home/owner/A to delete the one file result in the output bash: A: Permission denied Given the file listing: -rw-r--r-. and default shell information? A .tcpdump ftape B .cat/etc/group B .cat /etc/services C .80 pin 80 wire D . UID (User ID). GID (Group ID).Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .cat/etc/shadow D .chfn C .68 pin 68 wire Answer: A Question: 551 Which of the following can be used to view username.uname B .chpasswd Answer: C Question: 554 A new tape drive has been added to a Linux system.

Truncate the log files.dmseg | grep ftape Answer: D Question: 555 Before performing a new Linux server installation.Remove unnecessary applications that may be using too much disk space. user passwords B .err B .APM (Advanced Power Management) B . Which of the following is the MOST likely resolution to the problem? A .Increase the allowable size of swap file.Ensure that users have not exceeded disk quota. Answer: A Question: 558 Users begin reporting that they receive ‘Unable to resolve hostname’ error messages. required services.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D . performance baseline D . D .System hardware. Which of the following daemons should the administrator verify is running? A . required packages. Which of the following modules must be installed to accomplish this? A . performance baseline Answer: B Question: 556 The company wants to have its laptops perform a clean shutdown of the Linux operating system when the power button is pressed.i2c-core Answer: B Question: 557 A system report indicates that /var is full. required packages.dhcpd C .named Answer: D Question: 559 Which of the following syslog keywords has the highest priority? A . what part of the installation should be planned and documented? A .crit C . B .emerg Page 178 of 217 . partition map.ACPI (Advanced Control and Power Intertace) C . partition map C . root password. required packages. C .Partition map.resolvd D . required services.bind B . daemon configuration.Partition map.System hardware.power D .

cops D . a technician needs to boot an SMP (Symmetric Multi-Processor) system to use a single CPU. Which or the following Linux packages would BEST serve this need? A .gimp B .twain Answer: B Question: 561 For troubleshooting.iptables -A FORWARD -a all -proto ICMP -j REJECT Answer: B Question: 563 A user wants to install Linux as a dual-boot option on the second hard drive on the primary IDE controller.Samba C . Which of the following commands would accomplish this? A .Apache Page 179 of 217 .BIND B . Which of the following is the correct parameter to pass to the kernel at boot time? A .disable-smp C .iptables -A FORWARD -p icmp -j DROP C .enable_smp=no Answer: A Question: 562 The administrator wants to deny ICMP traffic from being forwarded.sane C ./dev/hda B .iptables -A FORWARD -p udp --dport icmp -j DROP D ./dev/hdb C .nosmp B ./dev/sdb Answer: B Question: 564 A business wants to be able to track all Websites that are visited by its employees.block-cpu-1 D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D ./dev/sda D .alert Answer: C Question: 560 Which of the following is necessary for a user to scan images from a flatbed scanner? A .iptables -A FORWARD -p icmp -j DENY B . Which of the following devices would be the target of the Linux partitioning? A .

Xfree86 B .MPEG-2 capable camera Answer: C Question: 567 A Linux administrator is trying to set up a server that provides the MOST secure communication for remote administration.Sound card C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D .MPEG-2 encoder D .Kerberos Answer: A Question: 568 Using the BASH shell. In addition to a video card with input source.systeminfo Page 180 of 217 .FreeRADIUS D .POST C .SSH (Secure Shell) B .setenv HSIZE=1000 C .set NEWSIZE=1000 B .export HISTSIZE=1000 Answer: D Question: 569 Which of the following commands will display a list of system hardware after the Linux system boots? A . Which of the following is the BEST choice for this situation? A .proc B .Squid Answer: D Question: 565 In which of the following runlevels is X Windows started by default A-2 B-3 C-5 D-6 Answer: C Question: 566 A technician is creating MPEG-2 video files in Linux. which of the following commands will set number of entries in the command history to 1000? A . which of the following multimedia components is also required? A .RSH (Remote Shell) C .dmesg D .alias HISTORY=1000 D .

Which of the following is MOST likely the problem? A .False negatives Answer: C Question: 573 A Linux server is to be used as a Web server.rpm on several desktop computers.Too manyusers D . The technician determines that all of the users and machines have the right to print to the server.Root does not have read permission on the print filter. Users can print to other printers on the server. B . The script should check if the RPM is already installed.Use a static IP address.True negatives C .Virus C . Which of the following is MOST likely the problem? A .rpm-a NewFonts Page 181 of 217 .Configure the DHCP Client.True positives B . B .False positives D .The SUID bit on this printer’s spool directory is not set.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Question: 570 Users are unable to print to a remote printer on a Linux server.Use an IP alias. Which of the following commands would determine if NewFonts. Which of the following is the term for these types of events? A . The permissions on the printer’s spool directory are set to allow access to all users.Users do not have execute permission on the print filter. Which of the following is the BEST way to configure its Ethernet adapter? A . C . D .NIC malfunction Answer: A Question: 572 The IDS (Intrusion Detection System) reports many events that are not security incidents. Answer: B Question: 571 A production Web server is experiencing an unusually large amount of new incoming TCP connections.Configure the DHCP Server. C .rpm is already installed? A . D .DoS (Denial of Service) B . Answer: B Question: 574 An administrator wants to create a script that installs NewFonts.The /etc/printcap file is missing.

rpm --checksig NewFonts Answer: B Question: 575 A recent hard drive addition to a server has a problem: the administrator has to manually mount the drive every time the server is rebooted. Which of the following log files reveals this information? Page 182 of 217 .whoip D .whois B .Edit the /etc/fstab file.VirtualWebsite D .Full access to the owner only Answer: B Question: 579 An administrator needs to check which users are utilizing the u command and when it is being utilized.rpm --list NewFonts D . rather than by examining the port number of IP address.HeaderSite B . Which of the following commands would display contact information for this domain? A .fuser C . Which of the following needs to be done in order to resolve this issue? A .ipuser Answer: A Question: 578 Which of the following are the default permissions for a symbolic link file? A . Answer: A Question: 576 A user wants to derine a new Web space. Which of the following directives can be used to accomplish this? A .VirtualHost C .Load a kernel module for the drive.Editthe/dev entry for the device.Same as the target file B .Change the default run level in /etc/inittab.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B .NamedSiteEntry Answer: B Question: 577 The administrator notices malicious network traffic from the example.com domain and would like to contact the example.com administrator. B . C . D .rpm-q NewFonts C . The browser header will be examined by Apache to determine which Web space the client will be sent.Full access to everyone C .Full access to root only D .

grep dma /proc/hdinfo D .ssh jdoe4 example.com C .grep dma /proc/ide/hda/settings Answer: D Question: 584 Which of the following encryption algorithms are natively supported for the /etc/shadow file? Page 183 of 217 .ssh --userjdoe4example.dmesg C ./etc/sudoers C .log D .man-k B .wtmp B . Which of the following files can be viewed to determine the source of the problem? A ./var/log/lastlog D .com jdoe4:password Answer: B Question: 583 A hard drive is taking a long time to complete file copies.makewhatis D .sysinfo /dev/hda B . Which of the following commands can be used to verify the hard drive connected on /dev/hda has DMA enabled? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A . what is the correct syntax for the user doe4?to login remotely to the examplecom server? A .ssh example.com D . The user suspects that the IDE drive may not be using DMA.fdisk-l /dev/hda C .ssh -| jdoe4 example .boot./var/log/messages Answer: D Question: 580 Which of the following commands is used to rebuild the man page database used by the hatis command? A .messages Answer: D Question: 582 Using SSH (Secure Shell).com B .man --rebuilddb Answer: C Question: 581 A daemon unexpectedly terminates./etc/wtmp B .whatis-r C .

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .The SourceForge Website D .DES C .jfs B .at -m B .reiserfs Answer: B Question: 588 Which of the following commands creates a swap file system? A . assuming it should be accessible from a minimal boot kernel? A .cat /proc/timer/crond Answer: C Question: 586 A technician is installing hardware in a Linux system that is not supported by the current kernel. The Linux distribution does not provide any updates.3DES D .crond -q C .org Website B .mkswap C .twofish Answer: B Question: 585 Which of the following commands can be used to verify if a specific cron job is scheduled? A .The kernel.org Website C .mkswapfsiso Answer: B Question: 589 Which of the following commands is used to obtain the summary of mounted hard drive partitions? Page 184 of 217 .ext2 C .crontab -l D .The hardware manufacturer’s Website Answer: B Question: 587 Which of the following file system types should be used for the /boot partition.The gnu.mkswapfs D .swapon B .ext3 D . Where should the user obtain a newer kernel? A .RC4 B .

D .Remove the www user from the NIS passwd map. ‘cd ~www’ changes to /var/www. C .The flyer. Which of the following commands should be used? A .pdf document using the following command: lpr flyer. B .Keyboard C .top B .Remove the www userfrom the local passwd file. D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A . 'ypcat passwd | grep www' reports: www:X:73:NIS www user:/mnt/www:/bin/sh Which of the following is the BEST solution to the problem? A . The correct location for the NlS ‘www’ user is /mnt/www.The printer will print pages with strange characters.Change the home directory for the www user in the local passwd file.df B .pmap D .pdf file will be displayed.The flyer.fsck C . B . C .Change the home directory for the www user in the NIS passwd map. Answer: B Question: 592 A user is trying to print a .pdf file will print correctly. Answer: D Question: 593 A Linux technician needs to check the current resource utilization for processes.netstat Page 185 of 217 .Sound card Answer: D Question: 591 On an NIS client.An error message will appear.fdisk-l Answer: A Question: 590 DMA (Direct Memory Access) is required for which of the following items? A .sar C .Serial port D .Mouse B .ls-la D .pdf Which of the following results will MOST likely occur? A .

cpd C .netstat B . How can this information be recalled? A . Which of the following commands will accomplish this? A .traceroute Answer: D Question: 597 No users can connect via SSH (Secure Shell).cp--disk Page 186 of 217 . Which of the following commands will do this? A .debug D .pam_deny.demesg Answer: D Question: 595 An administrator wants to temporarily disable the eth0 network interface on a server./etc/passwd B ./etcMnetd.sshd_config D .netview C .ifconfig disable B . The SSH daemon is confirmed to be running.so C .ifconfig eth0 disable D .fsck C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 594 An administrator watches a Linux system boot and noticed an error with one of the hda partitions. Which of the following commands will help locate the point of failure? A .ifconfig eth0 down Answer: D Question: 596 A network problem occurs somewhere between a Linux PC and a remote Website. Which of the following configuration riles may need to be edited to permit logins? A .conf Answer: C Question: 598 A user wants to create an image of a system boot disk in order to copy it.ifconfigeth0 off C .dd B .pathping D . It went by too quickly on the screen for the administrator to read the details.top B .xcopy D .

d/su B .The correct path should be /boot/vmlinuz-2.0).The splashimage should not be gzipped./etc/sysctl. Answer: C Question: 600 Which of the following configuration files should a Linux administrator edit in order to restrict the use of su to a single group? A .The command runs with permissions of the superuser. D .4./eft/environment D .22) root(hda1) kernel /vmlinuz-2.conf C .gz title Linux Server (2.22. B ./etc/pam. B .The root partition should be mounted “rw”.22 ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi rhgb initrd initrd-2.The command restricts permissions to the superuser. default=0 timeout=10 splashimage=(had l)/grub/splash. Answer: D Question: 602 An administrator needs to adjust the MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value on an Ethernet interface. C ./etc/login. D .conf file.4.The command will have the sticky bit set.4.xpm.4.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 599 The /usr/bin/passwd command has the following permissions: -r-s--x--x 1 root root passwd Which of the following will occur? A . C .netstat Page 187 of 217 .The hard drive label should be (hd0. not (hda1). Which of the following commands can be used to change the current MTU value to a new one? A .route B .conf Answer: A Question: 601 A user created the following grub.The command would use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) by default.22 Which of the following is wrong with this file? A . not “ro”.

how would a user modify the file test.passwd C . Answer: C Question: 605 Which of the following tools can be used to identify poor password usage from the user by auditing password usage? A .The kernel will halt mounting the root file system.chmod 740 test.txt B .chmod 047 test ./usr/kernel/src Answer: A Using octal permissions.chmod 310 test txt C .It maps a MAC address to an P address.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C . D . but neglected to update /etct/stab.ifconfig Answer: D Question: 603 A new driver version has been downloaded.crackpasswd D .txt D ./opt/kernel D .The root file system will be corrupted./usr/src B . Where are the kernel sources normally located? A . Which of the following will happen the next time the system boots? A . Page 188 of 217 .crack Answer: D Question: 606 A Linux administrator converted the root file system from ext2 to ext3.1 user 1 staff 0 8 May 11:45 test.It maps a hostname to a MAC address. B . C .chmod 013 test./usr/kernel C .txt A . When it is compiled it asks for the location of the kernel sources.txt Answer: A Question: 604 Which of the following is the tunction of the ARP (Address Resolution Protocol)? A .crypt B .iptables D . B .It maps an IP address to a MAC address.txt to have the following access privileges? -rwxr----.It maps a MAC address to a hostname.

gz”.0. After extracting the file. Answer: D Question: 607 Which of the following commands enables a user to make a newly-created shell script executable by only its owner? A .50 B . D . The application is available in source code and distributed in a file called “application.168.riockup 192.tar.tar B .tar lf backup.chmod u+x <filename> Answer: D Question: 608 An administrator needs to add a new application to an existing Linux machine.0.dig-x 192./configure <filename> D .tar C .0.The system will boot as normal.168.run configure.run rpm B .168.move the extracted directory to /usr/local/application Answer: C Question: 609 Which of the following services commonly uses Port 25? A .SMNP Answer: C Question: 610 Which of the following commands can be used to provide a reverse lookup of an IP address? A .16a. make.The file system will be automatically detected as ext3.50 D .tar.hostname-r 192.FTP B .tar tf backup..rarp 192. make install D .run apt-get C .chown 755 <filename> C .50 C .0.tar lvf backup tar Page 189 of 217 . How can the detailed file information in the file be viewed without extracting the contents? A .SMTP D .POP3 C . which of the following is the next step in installing the application? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C ./<filename> B . except journaling will be disabled.50 Answer: B Question: 611 A Linux user has a file named backup.

B .168.255.rpm -c samba.87 netmask 255.1 netmask 255.255.1.Configure local X sever to allow the remote host.1.255. Answer: C Question: 615 Which of the following commands can be used to confirm checksums on the Samba package? A .255. D .192 broadcast 192.0 socket.Install an X server on the local client./dev/sda does not exist.168. C .0 device was plugged into a USS 1.1.87 netmask 255. B .rpm -i samba.rpm D .rpm -v samba.The kernel module loader is not available.168.ifconfig eth0 up 192.rpm C .Install a secure version of X.87/26.255.1.0 Answer: A Question: 613 A Linux user wants to access the X interface on a remote server.ifconfig eth0 up 192.rpm B . D .87 netmask 255.rpm Answer: A Question: 616 Which of the following is used to register a new printer with CUPS on a system using default settings? Page 190 of 217 .1.168. C .1.1. but the mount command generates the following error: mount special device /dev/sda1 is not a valid block device Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this error? A .ifconfig eth0 up 192.Use SSH (Secure Shell) to forward X11.255 D . The clients TCP/IP settings are 192.ifconfig eth0 up 192. Answer: A Question: 614 A USB memory stick is plugged into a server.128 B . What command must be entered on the client machine to enable communications to the Internet? A .tar tvf backup.1.255.The USB memory stick is not formatted.168.255.168. How can this be made secure? A . The default gateway’s P address is 192.255 C .A USB 2.rpm -V samba.tar Answer: D Question: 612 A user is unable to access the Internet from their Client.255.168.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D .

dns.chmod 077 file D .lynx http://127.conf D ./usr/config C .To check the root and postmaster mail boxes Answer: C Question: 619 A compary currently has tour Linux servers and wants to Install a fifth server to perform user authentication.To reset a forgotten user password C .edit /etc/cups/printcap Answer: C Question: 617 Which of the following commands will secure a script file so it could be modified only by the owner? A . Which of the following files should be edited to ensure the server will return answers for this zone? A .chmod 700 file B .chmod 777 file Answer: A Question: 618 Under which of the following sce/varios should an administrator initiate single user mode? A .LDAP C .0.To run fsck on a damaged filesystem D .chmod 770 file C .conf Answer: A Question: 621 An administrator wants to add a new forward DNS Zone file to the Linux DNS server./etc/users. Which of the following is a “Id protocol for centralized user authentication? A .3DES Answer: B Question: 620 Which of the following contains user default configuration files and directories? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .conf Page 191 of 217 .MD4 B .named.SHA1 D .cupsct B .conf B .cups --add-printer C ./etc/skel B .1:631 D .To suspend a user account B ./usr/default.0.

no_root_squash) In this file.conf D . D.In -s /home/joe/help /tmp/help.In -s help help old B . the name ogger is which of the following? A . deleting all of the data in his home directory B. The user johnd is removed from the system while keeping all of the data in his home directory.old /home/joe/help D .In -v /home/joe/help /tmp/help.ps -au root D . Answer: B Question: 624 Which of the following commands is used to show all of the root processes running on a system? A .conf Answer: B Question: 622 Which of the following commands can be used to create a link to the file /home/joe/help in /tmp/help.A hostname C .psroot B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C .cat /proc/sys/proc Answer: C Question: 625 The /etc/exports file on a Linux system contains the following entry: /var logger(ro.A directory or filename Answer: B Question: 626 Page 192 of 217 .A username B . The user johnd is removed from the system and all data in the home directory is moved to the /home/deletedusers directory. The user johnd is removed from the system. The user johnd is removed from the system and all of his data is moved to the /var/archive directory.old Answer: B Question: 623 Which of the following will happen when the following command is run? userdeI johnd A. C.A program name D .resolv.old? A .old C .jobs 0 C .In -s /tmp/help.nameserver.

It enables application shortcut keys. In order to correct this.inittab id:5:initdefault: B .$PROMPT C .sysctl -a net.$EXECUTABLES Answer: A Question: 627 A Linux machine always reboots shortly after the boot loader completes. C .ipv4.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 When the command ‘gcc’ is run in a newly created directory.inittab id:3:initdefault: C . Alter further troubleshooting.It disables unused keys based on the language option selected. Which of the following commands will enable routing? A . The system should boot into multi-user mode with a non-graphical interlace. D .$DISPLAY D . which file needs to be edited and what is the correct parameter? A . which environmental variable must be modified to correct this problem? A .conf.sysctl -n net.ipv4. Users can ping the gateway address but cannot access the Internet.conf initdefault 3 D .sysinit. the system returns the error command notfound Alter confirming gcc is installed on the system. B .forwarding = 1 C .route add IP_FORWARD eth0 B . Answer: C Question: 630 Page 193 of 217 .sysinit.It disables the function keys.conf initdefault 5 Answer: B Question: 628 A Linux server has been configured as a gateway to allow local LAN access to the Internet.$PATH B .echo “1” > /proc/sys/netfipv4/ip_forward D .forwarding = 1 Answer: C Question: 629 What does enabling the “dead keys” option during installation do? A .It provides the ability to create special characters. it has been determined that IP forwarding is not enabled on the Linux server.conf.eth0.

Check the /dev directory.ls jupiter B .smtpd C .ls -l jupiter C .mail B . How can the Linux technician confirm that the device is supported by the Linux distribution? A . Answer: D Question: 631 Which or the following commands lists the rile systems available for the NFS (Network File System) server upiter? A . The model number is available to identify the card.showmount -e jupiter Answer: D Question: 632 Which of the following commands could an administrator use to switch to single-user mode without rebooting the system? A .showmount e jupiter D .Check the /etc/sysconfig directory.chroot -so C .init 1 B .sudo --single Answer: A Question: 633 Which of the following commands allows a user to view undelivered messages on a server using sendmail as the MTA (Mail Transport Agent)? A .Check the government’s telecommunications Website.elihw Answer: C Question: 635 Page 194 of 217 . D .su --single D .mailq D . C . B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A telecommunications controller will be installed in a Linux server.Check the Linux distribution’s Website.sendmail -bd Answer: C Question: 634 Which of the following is used to terminate a hue loop in a BASH shell? A .wend C .done D .end B .

sed -s PC -r computer instructions C . Which of the following commands can be used to add write and execute permissions for him without changing anyone else’s permissions? A . and execute permissions to the following file: /home/joh n/resume.Use is tree to list processes with the highest foreground priority.Mozilla Answer: C Page 195 of 217 .chmod u+wx D . John currently has read-only permission. C . Which of the following will accomplish this? A .Use ice -I -n 1 to list the process with highest CPU utilization.Use op to list processes ranked by CPU utilization.Use obs to list CPU-intensive processes in order.cat instructions | awk ‘/PC/ print computer’ Answer: A Question: 637 Which of the following commands is used to check the status of a sottware RAID? A . B . Answer: A Question: 639 Which of the following packages would be selected during installation to provide a Web server? A .Squid C . write.Apache D .cat /proc/ide/raid C .mkraid --verify Answer: A Question: 638 A system is running slowly and the administrator wants to find the process that is using the MOST resources.sed s/PC/computer/g instructions B .chmod 700 C .chown-f B .chown -u +wx Answer: C Question: 636 How could a user substitute all instances of C with omputer in a file named instructions and display the results in the terminal window? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A user named ‘john’ needs to have read.cat /proc/mdstat B . D .Bind B .mkraid --status D .cat instructions | awk Computer D .

netconfig Answer: A Question: 642 Company security policy requires that all authentication errors be logged to a printed hard copy.netsetup D .auth. routing.arp B .Blowfish B .auth. Which of the following is the default ID on a SCSI controller card? A-1 B-7 C .TLS (Transport Layer Security) Answer: D Question: 641 Which of the following services could be used to provide remote configuration of the networking address. and DNS settings for other devices on a network? A .nslookup D .conf would BEST accomplish this? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 640 Which of the following is used to secure http communications? A .auth.err | lpr B .auth. which of the following commands can be used to find the MAC address of that host? A .dig C .routed C .11 D .err -print C .err -/var/log/auth -Ipr Answer: A Question: 643 If the IP address of a host on the network is known. Which of the following entries in /etc/syslog.SSH (Secure Shell) C .traceroute Answer: A Question: 644 A Linux technician is installing a new SCSI tape drive.16 Answer: B Page 196 of 217 .dhcpd B .err +/dev/lp0 D .PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) D .

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 645 After setup has completed.smbd --check D .grpck D ./dev/sda B .LOOP device D .Insert a DVD into the drive. B .Ensure that /mnt/dvdrom has an entry in /etc/fstab. the error “mount: no medium found” is returned. the user decides to test the DVD drive to ensure it was installed properly.RAID device Answer: D Question: 649 Which of the following can be used to determine if the entries in /etc/shadow are corrupt? A .Issue the command “mount /dev/dvdrom /mnt/dvdrom”.Create the directory /mnt/dvdrom. then re-issue the mount command./dev/usb/auer0 Answer: A Question: 647 A Samba server is not functioning properly.chkconfig samba Answer: A Question: 648 The administrator sees this line in /etctrstab: /dev/md0 / ext3 defaults 0 1 Which of the following BEST describes the /dev/mdO device? A . C ./dev/usb/hd1 D ./dev/ram0 C .testparm B . Answer: D Question: 646 When a USB memory stick is used on a Linux server.pwd B .ATA device B .pwck C .SCSI device C . D . which of the following device files would likely be used to access it? A . Which of the following commands should be run to verify that the configuration is correct? A .passwd Page 197 of 217 . After issuing mount /mnt/dvdrom. Which of the following actions will MOST likely solve this problem? A .smbcheck C .

255. D . the administrator added a rule to deny traffic on Port 22.100. where should the system be placed on the network? A . C .routeadd-net 192. remove the Port 22 rule Answer: D Question: 652 Which of the following commands would ensure thatthe Linux serverwould send packets destined for 192.200.200.168.route 192.168.5 Answer: C Question: 653 When a new Snort system is installed.5 D . Which of the following would resolve this problem? A . Which of the following commands can be used to confirm the operating system recognizes the drive ? Page 198 of 217 .255.126 gw 192.Remove the rule before it is activated D .168.0 netmask 255.168. SSH is now no longer accepting connections.On an isolated network segment D .100.5 A .255.255. The following entry in /etc/passwd corresponds to this user: repositoryuser:x:502:502::/home/repositoryuser:/bin/fales Upon testing.100.Near the system administrator’s workstation Answer: A Question: 654 A workstation user is unable to mount a CD-ROM drive.The repositoryuser is not in the FTP group.From the system console.SSH to Port 23 and remove the rule C .200.0 netmask 255.route 192.5 C .There is no entry in /etc/exports for repository user’s home directory. Which of the following is MOST likely the problem? A .192 gw 192.192g w 192.255.168.200. B .168.routeadd-net 192.On the core network router C .There is an entry in /etc/ftpusers for repository user. Answer: B Question: 651 When remotely administering a Linux machine using SSH (Secure Shell).255.255. repositoryuser cannot login to the FTP server.200.0 netmask 255.168.0/25 to 192.100.Restart the SSH service B .168.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 650 A new user must have local FTP access but not interactive login access.There is an entry in /etc/shells for repository user’s shell.128 gw 192.0 netmask 255.100.5 B .255.On the network perimeter B .160.168.

Makefile D .init B .The old ipchains module needs to be loaded D .The 2.4 kernel.Compile as a normal user and install as root.Config.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A . Which of the following is the likely cause? A . Which of the following is the FIRST step the new administrator should do to reset the root password? A .Compile as root and install as a normal user.The new kernel was not compiled with ipchains support Answer: D Question: 656 A new administrator is asked to reconfigure a Linux machine. After upgrading to a 2. D .Make B . Answer: B Question: 658 Which of the following is the default file name for the ake command? A .2 kernel. The prior administrator did not give the root password to the current administrator.Run a password recovery utility.cat mtab | grep cdrom Answer: B Question: 655 A system administrator inherits a Linux system with a 2. B .4 kernel does not support ipchains B .Compile and install the package as a normal user.Config.make Answer: C Question: 659 Which of the following processes has the lowest PID (Process ID)? A . B . D .in C .Use view to edit the password file.Reinstall the operating system.Compile and install the package as root. the ipchains commands no longer function.The ipchains package needs to be upgraded C . Answer: A Question: 657 Which of the following is the BEST security practice for compiling the package from the source? A .klogd Page 199 of 217 . C .cat fstab | grep CD D .Boot to single user mode. C .dmesg | grepCD C .find cdrom B .

User1 is a.The userl directory is now owned by user 578. Answer: D Question: 661 Which of the following virtual console sessions does XFree86 use by default? A-1 B-3 C-5 D-7 Answer: D Question: 662 An administrator wishes to mount an NFS (Network File System) export of the directory /usr located on 100.rpc B .The user1 directory has 578 modes. C.The userl entry was deleted from /etc/passwd. D. B.1 onto the local mount point called /usr.kswapd D . Which of the following commands would remedy this situation? Page 200 of 217 . D .dhcp Answer: A Question: 664 The /var/log/messages file was deleted and the syslog daemon did not recreate it.0. C .ftp C .snmp D . Which of the following commands should be used? A. B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C . mount mountd remount smbmount Answer: A Question: 663 Which of the following protocols is used by NIS? A .syslogd Answer: A Question: 660 The administrator issues the ‘ls -l/home’ command and sees the following output drwxr-sr-x 2578 578 4096 Jun 13 13:50 userl The output indicates which of the following? A .

man -k 5 passwd Page 201 of 217 .nessus C .:// ps -aux D .dig B .man 5 passwd C .touch /var/log/messages B .~/.~/.bash_logout D .nslookup Answer: B Question: 668 Which of the following commands will display information in the manual page for the passwd file? A .cat /dev/random > /var/log/messages Answer: A Question: 665 The administrator discovers that the SSH (Secure Shell) key may have been compromised. BASH reads and executes commands from which of the following files? A . Which of the following commands will do this? A .make ssh-key D .logoff_now C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .make clean | ssh-key Answer: B Question: 666 A user is editing a file in vi and wants to run the command s ux without leaving vi.man 2 passwd B .bash_exit B .logoff_shell Answer: C Which of the following is a popular open source tool that is used for vulnerability assessment? A .man-k 2 passwd D .logform /var/log/messages D . Which of the following commands would the administrator run to create a new key? A .~/.ssh-keygen C .slocate D .:cmd ps -aux Answer: B Question: 667 When a login shell exits.~/.keygen-ssh B .:#ps -aux B .syslogd --recreate-file C .:! ps -aux C .

reiserfs/dev/hda6 C . D .The network card is in promiscuous mode. B .The network card is bad./var D .reiserfs /dev/hda6 D . The workstation is connected to an unmanaged switch.The network card is disabled.chmod 471 file B .The network card duplex setting is incorrect.chmod 623 file C .mkIs.fdisk-V Page 202 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 669 Which of the following is a valid command to format a partition as Reiser FS? A . Answer: D Question: 671 Where is the ACPI (Advanced Control and Power Interface) power management dynamic information stored when devis is compiled into the kernel? A . C .mkfs/dev/hda6 B .mkIs -reiserts /dev/hda6 Answer: C Question: 670 The user of a Linux workstation reports slow network performance during heavy Web access. and the result is: -rwxrw---x 5 root wheel 8192 Jan01 21:00 file Which of the following chmod commands corresponds to the current permissions of the file? A ./usr C .chmod 761 file Answer: D Question: 673 A Linux disk indicates that it has errors./dev B ./proc Answer: D Question: 672 The command is -l file is issued.chmod 726 file D . Which of the following commands tests an entire ext2 file system and repairs errors without user interaction? A . Which of the following is MOST likely the problem? A .

Atimeoutvaiue C .lmapd C .printq -A D .e2fsck-V D .Afiag oroption code D .lpq-a B .NFS (Network File System) Answer: A Question: 678 Page 203 of 217 .find /mnt -type f -perm -u+s -ls Answer: D Question: 676 The following line is found in /etc/inittab ~ 3:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty3 ~ What is the meaning of the second field in this conflguratlon line? A .e2fsck -y Answer: D Question: 674 Which of the following commands will allow a Linux administrator to view waiting print jobs for all printers? A .Samba D .NIS B .printq -a Answer: A Question: 675 Which of the following commands can be used to display the location of all the setuid regular files on /mnt? A .A terminal id B .A list of runlevels Answer: D Question: 677 Which of the rollowing packages is needed on a server to allow other Linux workstations to authenticate local users through the server? A .e2fsck-a C .find /mnt -setuid -ls C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B .find /mnt -mode s -ls B .find fmnt -suid -type f -ls D .lpq -A C .

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A RAID controller is to be installed in Linux as the boot device.www.RAID manufacturer’s Website Answer: C Question: 679 Which of the following commands will create the directory /home/gawd/tools/security regardless of the existence of its parent directories? Page 204 of 217 .Linux distribution Website D . Which of the following sources will BEST confirm that the hardware is supported by the version of Linux being installed? A .Internet search engine B .org C .linuxdoc.

Add ermitLogin no to /root/.Add enyLogin to /root/.bash_profiles Answer: C Question: 682 How should a Linux administrator prevent the root user from logging in remotely via SSH (Secure Shell)? A .mkdir --makepath /home/gawd/tools/security Answer: C Question: 680 Which of the following IRQs is commonly used by /dev/hda? A-3 B-7 C . steep 60 D . a user with a Swedish keyboard has the English character set loaded.Add ermitRootLogin no to /etc/ssh/sshd_config Answer: D Question: 683 The system administrator wishes to view vmstat output once every 10 seconds for the next minute.keyb.Add enypootLogin to /etc/.md -m /home/gawd/tools/security B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .14 D ..mkdir -p fhome/gawd/tools/security D .vmstat--time=’1 min’ 10 Answer: A Question: 684 Which of the following commands can be used to ensure that all the files in /home/user and its subdirectories are accessible only by the owner of /home/user? Page 205 of 217 .ssh/sshd_config D .vmstat 10.conf C .vmstat 10 6 B .ssh/sshd_config C .XF86Config D .15 Answer: C Question: 681 After a company-standard installation. Which of the following commands accomplishes this? A .vmstat-10-1min C .ssh/sshd_config B . Which of the following configuration files should be edited to support the specific country keyboard? A .Xmodmap B .mkdir -m /home/gawd/tools/security C .

255.chmod 755 filename C .RAID 3 D .if eth0 subnet 255.echo testing | lpr D .0 D .chmod 744 filename B .RAID 5 Answer: A Question: 686 Which command would set a file’s permissions to the following? rwxr--r-A .chmod u=rw filename Answer: A Question: 687 An administrator would like to test a newly installed printer. It is determined that an interface’s subnet mask is incorrect.chmod 711 /home/user B .chmod o+x filename D .print -check B .255.chmod 700 /home/user C .RAID 1 C .ethtool eth0 subnet_mask=255. Which of the following commands would accomplish this A .chown user /home/usert/* D .ifconfig eth0 netmask 255.255.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .0 up B .lpr -test </dev/zero Answer: C Question: 688 Ping requests to a network gateway fail.lpr-P/dev/zero C . Which of the following commands will correct this issue? A .255.ifup eth0 subnet_mask=255.255.255.0 Answer: B Question: 689 Which of the following services is commonly started from xinetd? Page 206 of 217 .chown -R user /home/user Answer: B Question: 685 Which of the following RAID configurations is BEST for a streaming-video server where reliability is NOT important? A .255.255.0 C .RAID 0 B .

so.ldupdate C .kill -HUP1 Answer: A Question: 694 Page 207 of 217 . Which of the following will allow the system to boot properly and salvage the information? A . Which of the following programs should be run? A . the primary IDE master has a hardware failure.find / -name error.log Answer: C Question: 693 Alter installing or updating a dynamically linked library.log B .log C . B .ldconfig B .sendmail D . Now the system will not boot.log should be viewed.Id --reload D .crontab -l C .fingerd Answer: D Question: 690 Which of the following commands can be used to view a user’s crontab entry? A .find / -n error.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .httpd C .find / -daystart -amin 60 -name error.Use fdisk to repair the partition table. the technician needs to reload /etc/ld.Run fsck on the faulty drive. but no location is provided.crontab -e Answer: B Question: 691 In a Linux software RAID 1 array created during the installation process.cronview B .log D . How can this tile for the error. D .Use Disk Druid to repair the array. Answer: D Question: 692 An application is tailing and indicates that the error.crontab -v D .Remove the faulty drive from the system.find -name error.conf and refresh the dynamic linker’s cache so new programs that need the new library can run.smbd B . C .log be found effectively? A .

sar -f -s 15 -n 3 messages.log D .listshares D .smbclient B . Which of the following commands is used to perform this task? A .640 Answer: A Question: 695 Which of the following tile systems are compatible with a partition that is typed as 82? A .177 C .The server is not allowing the client to connect.showshares Answer: A Question: 699 Page 208 of 217 .ext3 C .swap D .037 B .tail -f -s 15 -n 3 messageslog C .follow -f -s 15-n 3 messages. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this error? A . Answer: C Question: 697 If a user wishes to monitor the last three lines of the log file messages.The server needs to allow NFS UDP packets.watch -f -s 15-n 3 messages.The server share needs to specify no_root_squash.reiserts Answer: C Question: 696 The root user receives a ‘Permission denied’ error message when trying to write files to an NFS (Network File System) mounted directory. C .vfat B . B .The directory needs to be remounted as NFSv3.log B .smbserver C . D .log and update it every 15 seconds.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Which of the following settings of the UMASK would cause new files to be created with mode 640? A .367 D . which of the following commands should be issued? A .log Answer: B Question: 698 A Linux specialist wants to check which shares are offered by a Windows server.

Answer: C Question: 703 A technician needs to extract the entire archive ‘backup . Answer: A Question: 702 How would an administrator ensure that the command /usr/local/radius/startrad.boot file.rpm --uninstall exim Answer: C Question: 700 A customer requires that the following packages be installed on a server quota raidtools Samba Amanda yp-serv For which of the following purposes is this server MOST likely to be used? A .tar xjf backup. C .Place the command in the /etc/sysconfig/startup.bz2 Page 209 of 217 .The SSH (Secure Shell) is disabled.bz2’ Which of the following commands will accomplish this? A . B . C .rpm --erase exim D .rpm.rm -r exim B .Place the command in the /etc/rc. Which of the following commands could be used to uninstall the software? A .The Apache Web server is running.Firewall B .cfg file.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A Linux administrator has decided to remove a software package called exim.uninstall exim C .Copy the command to the /boot directory.tar. D .local file.The system is unpatched.Place the command in the /etc/rc.Streaming media server Answer: B Question: 701 A Linux server may have vulnerabilities if which of the following occurs? A .There are too many users. D .bz2 B . B .tar.tar xZa backup.tar.File server C .pl was executed atter each reboot? A .Database server D .

0 0 0.255.0 192. Which of the following commands can be used? A .1.0 C .255.166.168.0 255.168.0.0 Flags UG U UG Metric 0 0 0 Ref 0 0 0 Use 0 0 0 Iface eth0 eth eth0 Which of the following is a valid method for removing the route? A .168.3.243 0.In -h file2 /usr/var/file D .1.tar.1 D .route remove -net 192.168.3.255.1.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C .0 gw 192.0 255.255.0.0 gw 192.168.255.0./dev/ecpl Answer: A Page 210 of 217 .0 Gateway 192./dev/prn2 D .edit /proc/net/netstat B .1.tar.168.0.0 netmask 255.displaytmp Answer: A Question: 707 A user wants to set up a parallel port printer on the workstation’s second parallel port.3.tar xbf backup.243 Answer: D Question: 706 An administrator is seeking to view the information contained in the wtmp log file.bz2 D .route remove 192.0.255.Last B .1.In -h /usr/var/file file2 Answer: B Question: 705 The administrator has added a specific route for 192.0.255.tar x--bz2 backup.168.In /usr/var/file file2 C .route del -net 192.3.0 192.0 netmask 255.0 0.255.255.0/24 to the routing table as shown below: Destination 192.3.bz2 Answer: A Question: 704 A Linux user wants to create a hard link named ile2 in the current directory that points to /usr/var/file.1 Genmask 255. Which of the following commands is designed to display the contents of this file in human-readable format? A .168.wshow C ./dev/epp2 C .showtmp D . Which of the following device identifiers needs to be used during configuration? A .In file2 /usr/var/file B .168./dev/lpl B .255.

Change the Webserver PTR record to the new hostname.Notify the domain registrar of the change in advance.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 708 Which of the following BASH shell built-in commands can be used to apply a CPU time limit of 90 seconds on the current shell session? A .rpm -q --dump rpmlist. D .rpmdb -v <installation_file> D .setlimit-t90 D .Run the command as a daemon B .text Answer: C Question: 710 The DNS administrator needs to change the IP address of the primary Webserver.text D .[A-Z]% > rpmlist. Which of the following is a quick and easy way to do this? A .Change the Webserver TTL (Time-To-Live) record to 5 minutes.limits -t 90 B .Use on the command line Answer: D Page 211 of 217 .rpmdb --dump rpmlist.ulimit -t 90 C.Pipe the output to the cat command D . Any down time would have a major impact. B .conf to a lower number C . Which of the following is the BEST way to minimize the down time? A .Update /etc/resolv.rpm -q -a sort> rpmlist. Which of the following would capture the output for evaluation? A .text C .text B .echo 90 >/proc/me/limits/time Answer: B Question: 709 The system administrator wants to create a list of all of the RPM packages installed on a server in alphabetical order.rpm -qa %-1 .rpm -V <package_name> C .diff --rpm <package_name> <installation_file> Answer: B Question: 712 A new shell command generates too much output to read on the screen and does not write to a log file. C .verify <package_name> B . Answer: D Question: 711 A new RPM package returns a large number of errors and has never run successfully.conf on the Webserver. Which of the following commands should be run as a FIRST step to troubleshooting this problem? A .Reduce MOG_LEVEL=6 in /etc/syslog.

help.chmod 4000 help.help.mkfs -t ext3 -j /dev/hda2 D . Which of the following commands would accomplish this? A .new”? A .new .locate --suid D .new .find/ -perm -4000 Answer: D Question: 716 A script set to run using /bin/sh has executed a grep command.BLUE C .cp help.GREEN D . If the grep result is analyzed by the following logic: if [ “$?“ = 0 ] then echo BLUE else echo GREEN fi Which of the following will be the scripts output? A .new C . and grep has returned an error.mvhelp.atrrib -h help. Which of the following would BEST accomplish this? Page 212 of 217 .tune2fs-j /dev/hda2 B .search u+s C .Error Unexpected input “$“ Answer: C Question: 717 The named service needs to be secured.new Answer: C Question: 715 The system administrator suspects the machine has been compromised and would like to search the system for any setuid programs.new D .End B .rpm-Va B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 713 Which of the following commands could be used to convert the ext2 file system on /dev/hda2 to use the ext3 file system? A .e2label -t ext3 /dev/hda2 Answer: A Question: 714 Which of the following commands can be used to hide the file “help.e2image -j /dev/hda2 C .new B .

128.xcopy C .5.168.Change the root password.The netmask is wrong and should be changed to 255.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .ifconfig eth0 unicast C .4. The administrator has verified that the default gateway setting is correct. Which of the following DOS utilities would the administrator use to write a diskette image onto a 3.Run named on a non-standard port. D . B .rawwrite Answer: D Question: 721 Which of the following is the function of the chroot command? A .Change the root application.copy B . C .ifconfig eth0 multicast D .235/26 and a default gateway of 192.250. Which of the following is the problem? A . It can ping a server at 192.168. B .ifconfig eth0 promisc B .0.ifconfig eth0 listenall Answer: A Question: 719 A Linux workstation that has been configured with the IP address of 192.4.Run named in a chroot jail.Change the root directory for the shell.Run named as root. the administrator discovers the machine does not have a bootable CD-ROM drive. B . Answer: D Question: 722 Page 213 of 217 .5” diskette? A .linload D . C . Answer: B Question: 718 A technician wants to allow the computer to sniff incoming and outgoing packets on the Ethernet interface. D .Run named in UDP mode only.The Ethernet cable is faulty.The Ethernet card is faulty.255.255. The workstation cannot ping a second server at 192. Which of the following ifconfig commands will do this correctly? A . C .4. Answer: C Question: 720 After downloading a new Linux distribution for a new installation.255.168.1.Change the root login name.255 .3.168. D .The netmask is wrong and should be changed to 255 .

which of the following needs to be done to implement the changes? A ./usr B .loadlin C .conf B .find /etc/ntp D .console Answer: B Question: 723 After the LILO configuration file is edited.Add an entry to the options list in /etc/fstab D ./var C .find /etcr/* ntp* Answer: D Question: 725 When a file server is installed.find ntp* C .Add an entry to the options list in /etc/sysctl./local Answer: C Question: 726 A Linux administrator wants to disable the use of setuid and setgid files for the /var file system.Run the command “tune2fs --nosuid /var” C .conf D .fdisk-mbr Answer: A Question: 724 Which of the following commands can be used to find all instances of files in the /etc directory containing tp in the file name? A ./home D .lilo.sshd B .find *ntp B . which of the following directories would MOST likely be on a separate partition? A . How would this be accomplished? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Which of the following programs could be used to display a remote login prompt on a serial line or terminal? A .Add an entry to /etc/setuid.agetty C .conf Answer: C Question: 727 Page 214 of 217 .portmap D .lilo B .

conf Answer: B Question: 728 A Linux system is powered down unexpectedly. However. Which of the following MOST likely caused the problem? A .anonymous = yes Answer: C Question: 730 A user who is installing Linux inserts the install CD-ROM and then reboots the computer./etc/nameserver.jfs B . D .The hard drive does not support Linux. Which of the following files must be checked to confirm DNS settings? A .users = * B .ext2 C .printall = yes C .d B .ext3 D . B . an automatic disk check is run and numerous mode errors are reported and corrected.The user needs to install a Windows driver. C .ReiserFS Answer: B Question: 729 The following is part of the Samba configuration file: [aprinter] path = /usr/spool/public read only = yes printable = yes Which of the following lines needs to be added to the file to allow print access to everyone? A .guestok = yes D ./etc/resolv. the computer boots into Windows.The computer BIOS has the wrong boot order.conf D ./etc/named. Which of the following file systems was MOST likely used? A .conf C ./etc/init.The MD5 sum is erroneous. Answer: C Question: 731 Which of the following modules is a dependency module for PCMCIA card services? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A workstation is unable to browse a Website by name.hid Page 215 of 217 . After reboot.

None of the above.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B . DAC C. Predefined access privileges. root C. the computer reported that there are problems with inodes and blocks.tulip C . ntadmin Answer: B Question: 733 Which of the following access control models uses roles to determine access permissions? A. RBAC C. B. The partition table has become corrupt and needs to be repaired. nobody D. B. The file system has become corrupt and needs to be repaired. mount /dev/uda1 /mnt/usb D. Which of the following is the pAt boot time. Answer: A Question: 735 Which of the following commands will mount a USB flash drive successfully in Linux? A. the computer reported that there are problems with inodes and blocks. MAC B. MAC B. None of the above. adm B. mount /dev/hde1 /mnt/usb Answer: A Question: 736 At boot time. DAC D.parport_pc D . mount -t usbfs /dev/usb001 /mnt/usb C.yenta_socket Answer: D Question: 732 Which of the following group-level permissions is needed to create user accounts? A. The boot sector is corrupt and needs to be replaced. C. Page 216 of 217 . RBAC D. Which of the following is the problem and how is it corrected?roblem and how is it corrected? A. Answer: C Question: 734 Which access control model uses predefined access privileges control access to a resource? A.

The drive is configured using an improper file system and needs to be reformatted. Answer: A. B End of Document Page 217 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D.

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